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Stracciatella (Italian Wedding Soup)

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Category: Italian, Soups

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Fresh spinach, washed and
  • -chopped
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 c Parmesan cheese, * see note
  • Salt, to taste
  • Pepper, to taste


Bring 1 cup of the broth to a boil. Add spinach and cook until softened but
still bright green. Remove spinach with a slotted spoon and set aside.

Add remaining broth to pot. Bring to a boil. Meanwhile, beat egg lightly
with a fork. Beat in 1/4 cup of cheese. When broth boils pour in egg
mixture, stirring constantly for a few seconds until it cooks into "rags."
Add reserved spinach, salt and pepper. Serve immediately, passing remaining

Adapted from the Gold & Fitzdale Cookbook.
NOTES : * 1 cup freshly grated Parmesan or Romano (I prefer the latter) I
believe this soup, known as "Stracciatella" is synonymous with Italian
Wedding Soup, however, I seem to remember from I-don't-know-where that
Italian Wedding Soup is the same as this but with the addition of tiny

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