Yummy Meatball Soup

Dairy Free


 6 cups water
1/3 cup brown rice
3 low-sodium beef- or chicken-flavored bouillon cubes OR
 1 Tablespoon low-sodium bouillon powder
4 sprigs fresh oregano, finely chopped OR
1 Tablespoon dried oregano
8 ounces lean ground beef, turkey, or chicken
1 tomato, finely chopped
½ onion, peeled and finely chopped
1 large egg
½ teaspoon salt
2 cups chopped fresh vegetables (carrots, celery, and broccoli) 



  1. In a large pot, combine water, rice, bouillon cubes, and oregano.  Bring to a boil over high heat.  Stir to dissolve bouillon.  Reduce heat to low and simmer.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, mix ground meat, tomatoes, onion, egg, and salt.  Form into 12 large meatballs.
  3. Add meatballs to broth mixture and simmer 30 minutes.
  4. Add vegetables.  Cook 10-15 minutes or until meatballs are cooked and rice and vegetables are tender.  Serve hot.


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