Albondigas, Mexican style.

Albondigas, Mexican Style. Recipe

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yolanda garibay


Well, this is a real old recipe made by my Mom when we were little, it brings back allot of memories when my Father was here it was his favorite.


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4 to 6 people.
45 Min
55 Min
Stove Top


  • 1/2 lb
    ground pork.
  • 1 lb
    ground beef.
  • 1 c
    each diced carrots, zucchini, celery.
  • 1 large
    onion chopped, 4 garlics, divided .
  • 1/4 medium
    size of cabbage pulled apart
  • 1/2 bunch
    chopped fresh cilantro.
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh mint chopped.
  • 4 Tbsp
    salt and pepper divided.
  • 2 large
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 3 large
    fresh tomatoes (in blender).
  • 2 Tbsp

How to Make Albondigas, Mexican style.


  1. In a large bowl combine the grown pork and beef, salt and pepper,oregano, mint, eggs and flour, then in small pan add oil and 1/2 of the onions and garlic, let it cool and add to meats, then make your meat balls about 1 inch or 2 depending the way you would like them, set aside in the refrigerator.
  2. In a big soup pot at least 6 quarts size add Mazola and fry onion, garlic and tomatoes then add your water a little bit more than half of the pot, add all your vegetables salt to taste and when vegetables are half cooked add your meatballs and let it simmer until meatballs are tender, add you cilantro.
  3. You may serve it with Spanish rice or steam white rice on the side.

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About Albondigas, Mexican style.

Course/Dish: Beef, Vegetables, Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Mexican

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