Soup with meatballs, mushrooms,spaghetti and cheese
1/2 lb minced meat (pork, or veal, or chicken, or turkey)
1/2 white onion
3 medium potatoes
8 button mushrooms
green onions (2-3 sprouts)
dill (1/2 cup of chopped dill)
1 teaspoon of salt
2 pinches of Italian seasoning
couple bay leaves
3 qt of water.
1/4 lb of thin spaghetti
3 slices of cheese (provolone or swiss)
Step 1: Prepare your minced meat by adding 1/2 teaspoon of salt, pinch of Italian seasoning and 1/4 of a chopped onion.
Step 2: Set a 4 qt. pan filled with 3 qt. of water on a stove.
Step 3: Wait until the water starts boiling, form mid-sized meatballs and put them into the boiling water. Turn the heat to medium.
Step 4: Peel your potatoes, wash and cut in mid sized pieces.
Step 5: Add your potatoes to the meatballs, then add 1/2 teaspoon of salt and 1 pinch of Italian seasoning.
Step 6: Wash your mushrooms, cut in quarters and add to your soup.
***Tip from Helen** It is better to cut mushrooms in quarters, this way they will keep more flavor!***
Step 7: Boil the spaghetti in a different pan, when cooked, drain, cover your spaghetti with cheese slices and let it melt. Set aside.
Step 8: Wash your onion sprouts,dill and finely chop it.
Step 9: When your potatoes and meatballs are ready, add the dill and spring onion. (In about 25 minutes from the time you started cooking the soup) and turn the gas off.
Step 10. When you wish to serve your soup add spaghetti with cheese into the plates first and then pour the soup.
Enjoy your warm hearty soup!: