Albondigas Soup (meatball soup)

Janice Corona

By
@swcheeks

all my children love this on a cold winter day I learned this from my husband 30 years ago his mom had 15 children and they had to stretch everything...It's a Mexican soup


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Rating:

Serves:

6

Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

1 Hr

Ingredients

1 1/2 lb
hamburger
1/2 medium
onion
2 large
carrots,sliced to thin slices not to thin though
1 can(s)
green beans or you can use fresh zucchinni sliced (three)
4 large
potatos cubed up. 1/2 inch or so
1 c
cooked white rice
1 1/4 c
bread crumbs, dry
1 large
egg
1/2 tsp
salt or more depending on you
1/4 tsp
black pepper
1 tsp
oregano, rub between hands before adding
1 tsp
ground chile powder like california or ancho ( or more if you like)
1 Tbsp
muendo spice
2 can(s)
8 oz. tomato sauce
2 Tbsp
chicken bullion or more if needed taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Put hamburger in a medium bowl. add onions, egg, bread crumbs, cooked rice,salt & pepper plus oregano. Mix well
and form meatballs about size of a golf ball..In a soup pot or separate skillet brown meatballs on all sides. remove when done..(mite have to do batches) In soup pot add dripping if you didn't use to brown meatballs. add tomato sauce plus enough water about couple inches from top of pot..remember you have to add vegetables. add chicken bullion add menudo spice or ground chili, bring to a boil add meatballs and carrots about 10 minutes later add all other vegetables. If using can green beans put at last ten minutes. simmer on low boil for about 30 minutes. serve with tortillas, french bread or like I did tostadas with guacamole and a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese.. Enjoy my friends....

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef Soups
Other Tag: Quick & Easy