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albondigas soup ( mexican meatball soup)

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Charlotte Chaffin
Columbia, SC

This is a family favorite. As with any Soup make it your own. Add carrots,green peppers~Grandma just added what she had on hand from the garden to brighten the soup up in the summer. In the winter it was perfect and a wonderful comfort food. You will notice More or less used~ this is because she used her hands and threw in the spices.

(1 rating)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For albondigas soup ( mexican meatball soup)

  • 2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 lb
    pork sausage, mild
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 2
  • 1 sm
    onion, minced
  • 2 clove
  • 2 Tbsp
    cumin ( more or less)
  • 2 Tbsp
    chili powder(more or less)
  • 3 box
    beef broth, reduced sodium
  • 1 can
  • 2 can
    fire roasted tomatoes (diced)
  • 1
    onion, chopped
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    fines herbs (optional)
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    oregano, dried
  • 1 dash
    hot pepper sauce
  • 1 1/2 c
    rice, cooked
  • 1 c
    cilantro, fresh (minced)
  • c
    salt and pepper, to taste

How To Make albondigas soup ( mexican meatball soup)

  • 1
    To Make Meatballs: In a large bowl, mix together ground beef, sausage, cornmeal, milk, egg, onion, garlic, and herbs until well blended. Shape the mixture into about 3/4-inch balls. If making ahead, return the meatballs to bowl, cover, and chill up to 4 hours.
  • 2
    To Make Soup: In large pan, combine broth,rotelle, tomatoes and their liquid, onion, herbs, oregano, and hot pepper, seasoning to taste. Bring to a boil over med heat. Add meatballs; cover and simmer until meatballs are not pink in the center (cut to test), 20 minutes;Add rice. Cover and simmer 5-10 minutes; Stir in the minced cilantro. Ladle into bowls and garnish with cilantro sprigs. Add salt and pepper to taste.

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