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Pork Meatballs and Rice Soup - Tots2Tweens Pork Meatballs and Rice Soup - Tots2Tweens


Pork Meatballs and Rice Soup

Recipe submitted by: Amy Pickett

Recipe courtesy of:

This soup makes warm comforting lunch on a crisp fall day.
cook 20min
cook 20min
cook 4

What's in it


3/4 cup uncooked rice
1 cup finely chopped cabbage
1/2 of a large onion, finely chopped onion
1 large carrot finely chopped
2 tsp. soy sauce
5 (14.5 oz.) reduced sodium chicken broth
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
a couple one quarter inch slices of fresh ginger
1 tbsp. olive oil

For Meatballs:
1 lb. ground pork
1/3 cup finely chopped scallion
3/4 tsp. minced ginger
1 tsp. minced garlic
1 cup finely chopped cabbage
1/2 scant tsp. salt
1/2 scant tsp. pepper
1 tsp. soy sauce
1 egg

How to cook it


  • Combine all of the meatball ingredients in a large bowl. Roll into 1” to 1.25” meatballs. Set aside.
  • Add oil to a large pan on medium heat. Add onion, carrot, and cabbage. Sauté for two minutes. Stir in rice and cook for an additional 2 minutes. Add chicken broth, salt, pepper, soy sauce, and ginger slices. Stir well. Bring to a boil on high heat, stir, and reduce heat to medium low. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Add meatballs, stirring gently. Bring to a second boil on high. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 or so minutes. Remove ginger slices before serving.