1 lb. ground beef, made into small meatballs (your recipe or purchase frozen)
1 lb. hot or mild Italian sausage
1 (10 oz.) pkg. spinach, chopped
1 (12 oz.) can tomato paste
6 chicken bouillon cubes
1 Tbsp. Italian seasoning
1 tsp. garlic powder
1/4 c. sugar
2 bags cheese lortellini
salt and pepper to taste
Parmesan cheese


Fill large soup pot with about 3 quarts water. Add paste, bouillon, spinach and spices. Simmer at least one hour. Add the lortellini one half hour before serving. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. This is hearty enough for a meal. Serve warm with Italian bread.