*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                      Chicken Soup With Tiny Meatballs
 
 Recipe By     : Key Gourmet CD Rom
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups & Stews                    Chicken
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      pounds        stewing chicken
    4      cups          water
    2 1/2  teaspoons     basil
      1/2  pound         sm. onions
    1                    bay leaf
    1      clove         garlic
    5                    carrots -- sliced
                         Parsley and celery leaves
                         ---meatballs---
    1      cup           beef -- finely minced
    1                    egg
    1      slice         crumbly white bread
      1/2  teaspoon      salt
                         freshly ground black pepper
 
 Place chicken in water in large saucepan.  Add salt, pepper, basil, bay leaf an
 d garlic.  Bring to boil.  Lower heat and simmer slowly for 1/2 hour or until c
 hicken is tender.  Remove chicken from pan.  Cool and carefully skim fat from s
 urface of soup.  Bring soup to a boil and add onions, carrots, parsley and cele
 ry, simmer gently for 10 minutes.
 
 MEATBALLS:
  Mix beef with egg, bread, salt and pepper.  Form into small meatballs, add mea
 tballs to soup and simmer for 35 minutes.  Meanwhile, skim and bone the chicken
 .  Cut meat into small pieces.  Garnish the soup with chicken and serve.
 
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