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A pot of kale meatball soup

Meatball Kale Soup Recipe

Everyone needs an easy Meatball Kale Soup recipe in their back pocket. This particular recipe is perfect for a hectic weeknight when you want a homecooked meal with little fuss.
Course Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword kale soup, meatball kale soup, meatball soup
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 12 Servings
Calories 93kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin


  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp garlic parley salt
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 medium onion diced
  • 1 medium carrot chopped
  • 3 medium potatoes chopped
  • 1 bn fresh kale chopped
  • 7 cups water or chicken/beef broth
  • 1 tbsp salt adjust to taste
  • 1 tsp pepper adjsut to taste


  • Prepare ingredients. Clean and dice potatoes into bite-sized pieces. Chop kale into one-inch long strips.
    ingredients for kale meatball soup
  • Dice onion and carrot into similar sized pieces. Preheat oiled pot over medium-heat with olive oil. Sautee onions and carrots until they soften and the onions turn translucent.
    carrots and onions in a pot
  • Add water or broth to the the pot. Bring to a simmer.
    Soup liquid with veggies in a pot
  • Combine meat with egg and garlic salt.
    ground meat, egg and seasoning in a large bowl
  • Form meatballs by rolling the meat mixture into a ball in the palm of your hand. Add one at a time to the boiling water. Let soup simmer for 15 minutes.
    Meatballs on a plate
  • Add diced potatoes to the simmering ingredients. Once they are fully cooked (about 15 minutes), add in the kale strips.
    A pot of soup with meatballs and kale
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve soup while it is warm.
    A pot of kale meatball soup


Calories: 93kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 35mg | Potassium: 433mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 885IU | Vitamin C: 8.8mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 2.7mg