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Ibrido Soup

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Ibrido means Hybrid in Italian. It also sounds like some kind of soup to me (not really sure why though). So being that the soup we had last night was a combo of my 2 favorites, I thought this would be a perfect name!

My 2 favorite soups are both Italian classics; Wedding Soup and Tortellini en Brodo (in broth). Both are mega comfort foods for me, so when I was wondering the store last night exhausted I had a feeling combining the 2 would make me smile. It's basically pasta and meatballs! What could be bad about that?

Here is what I did.
For the mini meatballs:
1 pound ground meat. ( I used chicken, but you can use beef or anything you like)
1 egg
A big handful of grated Parm or Romano cheese. ( I like Romano)
A handful of chopped flat leaf Parsley
1/4 of a medium sized white onion
Salt and Pepper to taste.

For the Tortellini:
Well... a bag of fresh tortellini. (1lb)

For the Brodo (broth);
1 Box chicken stock. (I like organic and low sodium)
1/4 of a medium sized white onion dic…