White Bean Soup with Meatballs and Bok Choy

White Bean Soup with Meatballs and Bok Choy

Soup, vegetables, protein and carbs what more can you ask for, everything is in this one bowl of nutritious goodness. This soup of White Bean Soup with Meatballs and Bok Choy is the perfect one bowl dish you can serve specially during the cold nights, it has all the nutrition in one bowl plus the comfort factor of the soup. Simple as it may seem but don’t be fooled on how it looks and how is it prepared as it packs a lot of good flavours on it.


I like recipes like this where preparation is minimal and the results are incredible, a perfect day to round down a very busy day giving you a big smile every in every spoonful. How about you do you have some similar recipes that has a great effort to result ratio? If yes please share them as I want to try them out.

White Bean Soup with Meatballs and Bok Choy
 
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Serves: 6
Ingredients
Meatballs
  • 500 g pork mince
  • 500 g beef mince
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup fine bread crumbs
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
Soup
  • 5 cups chicken stock
  • 2 bunches bok choy, roughly chopped, stalks and greens separated
  • 400 g can cannellini beans
  • 3 stalks, spring onions, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp minced ginger
  • 2 shallots, finely chopped
  • fish sauce
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • oil
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl combine all meatball ingredients together, mix it well using your hands then form into meatballs.
  2. Prepare a pan, add oil then shallow fry meatballs until brown on all sides. Remove from pan then set aside.
  3. In a pot add oil, preferably from the oil you used in cooking the meatballs. Sauté garlic, shallots and ginger.
  4. Pour chicken stock bring to a boil then add the meatballs, simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. Add the bok choy stalks then simmer for 5 minutes.
  6. Add the cannellini beans and the green parts of bok choy, bring to a boil then simmer for 5 more minutes.
  7. Add the spring onions, season with fish sauce and freshly ground black pepper, turn heat off then serve.

 

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3 Responses

  1. suituapui says:

    I love ’em meatballs.

  2. Michelle says:

    What a nice combination.

  3. Hi Raymund, this would be a great contribution to Food on Friday: Beef over at Carole’s Chatter. Please do bring it over to join in the fun. Cheers

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