Tomato with Herbed Meatballs & Orzo

Creamy Tomato Soup
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Prep Time
15 min
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Cook Time
60 min

What You'll Need

  • 1 lb. ground turkey
  • 1 tsp. granulated garlic
  • 1 tsp. granulated onion
  • 1 tsp. dry oregano
  • 1 tsp. fennel seeds
  • kosher salt & ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp. bread crumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3/4 cup orzo pasta
  • 2 tbsp. Spectrum® Olive Oil
  • 1 small onion, diced medium
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 tsp. fresh ginger, minced
  • 2 cup Imagine® Organic Creamy Tomato Soup
  • 2 tbsp. fresh mint, roughly chopped

How to Make

  1. Place the ground turkey in a large bowl. Add in the spices, herbs, bread crumbs, egg and water.
  2. Using your hands, mix together until well combined, but not over mixed.
  3. Form walnut-sized balls and place on a baking sheet.
  4. Bake in a 350° F pre-heated oven for 15 - 20 minutes. Remove from oven and reserve.
  5. In a large pot, boil water and cook the orzo according to package directions.
  6. Shock to cool the pasta and reserve. To shock, drain the pasta and place the strainer or colander into a bowl or pot of ice water, stirring gently. Wait about 30 seconds, then let the water drain out – reserve.
  7. In a large skillet, heat the oil.
  8. Add in the onions, garlic and ginger. Cook until translucent.
  9. Pour in the Tomato Soup and mint. Bring to a simmer.
  10. In a greased ovenproof baking dish, place the cooked orzo on bottom. Layer in the meatballs and add the sauce on top.
  11. Bake in a pre-heated 350° F oven for 15 minutes until heated through.