MEATBALL, GARLIC AND GREENS SOUP
1 lb. ground beef
1 tsp. garlic powder
1 tsp. onion powder
1 tsp. paprika
1 tsp. pepper
1⁄2 tsp. salt
1 egg, beaten
1 tbsp. tapioca starch
1⁄4 cup olive oil
1 head garlic, cloves sliced
6 cups beef bone broth
1 bunch lacinato kale, ribs removed, leaves thinly sliced
1 bunch Swiss chard, sliced
1. In a bowl, combine first 8 ingredients.
2. Fill a small bowl with water and wet your hands. Shape mixture into bite-size meatballs, place on a plate, and chill 30 min.
3. Heat oil in a large pot over mediumhigh. Add meatballs and sear on all sides, about 1 min. per side, until golden brown and lightly crusted on the outside. Add garlic; cook until very fragrant and golden brown. Add broth, cover, and simmer 20 min. for meatballs to cook through. Add greens; cook, uncovered, 8 min. Taste and season with salt and/ or hot sauce and serve.
PER SERVING: 246 cal, 22g protein, 7g carbs, 1g fiber, 1g sugar, 15g fat