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Albondigas

  • Author: Polish Housewife
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 40 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 8 * 10 1x
  • Category: Soup
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Description

A hearty soup


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Ingredients

Meatballs:

  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1/2 onion, finely diced
  • 3 small cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cilantro, chopped
  • 3 eggs
  • 2/3 cup white rice, uncooked

Broth:

  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • 5 small cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 28 ounce cans tomato sauce
  • 14.5 ounce can tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 tomato with chicken flavoring bouillon cubes (in Mexican food section of market or Amazon)
  • 2 beef bouillon cubes
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1012 cup water, enough to cover meatballs

Instructions

  1. Combine meatball ingredients and shape into golf ball sized meatballs
  2. Set aside
  3. In a dutch oven, saute onion an garlic in oil over medium heat until translucent
  4. Add remaining broth ingredients, (I used the liquid from the canned tomatoes as part of my water.) Bring to a boil
  5. Gently place uncooked meatballs in broth and simmer, uncovered, for 30 – 40 minutes