Albondigas Soup II

Albondigas Soup II


"Spicy meat ball soup."


servings 295 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 295 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 17.2 g
  • 27%
  • Carbs:
  • 18.4g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 17.6 g
  • 35%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 88 mg
  • 29%
  • Sodium:
  • 610 mg
  • 24%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Mix the ground beef, garlic, onion, bread crumbs, egg and 2 teaspoons water. Shape into tiny balls.
  2. Heat the water and dissolve the bouillon cubes. Bring to a boil and drop the meatballs in and cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the chili powder, cumin powder, cumin seed, dried oregano, carrots, green pepper celery and tomatoes with juice. Cut the half head of cabbage into two wedges and add them into the broth. Simmer for 30 to 45 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve warm with corn tortillas and salsa.
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  1. 85 Ratings


I discovered this one a while back and it's terrific! I've made it at least 10 times now and what's wonderful about this recipe is that when you follow the directions, and you take that first t...

Great soup! Thanks for the recipe!

I really liked this. The first time I made it as is. The second time I used 1 tsp cumin powder, no seeds, 3 cups chopped cabbage, rather than wedges and added a 1/2 cup frozen corn. It's a very ...

This was ok. The broth was nice and spicy but the meatballs were a little bland. I increased the boullion to 3 cubes and water to 6 cups because initially there didn't seem to be enough broth. ...

This was VERY tasty! The meatballs did tend to fall apart a bit while cooking in the broth, but it didn't matter because the flavor was sooooo good! The leftovers were equally enjoyable!

Excellant! I used broth rather than boullion. Wouldn't hurt to add 1-2 cups more liquid but it turned out great and was easy to make.

I have been looking for this recipe for 10 years! It is fabulous!

Super yummy. I didn't add the cabbage because I didn't have any, and since we have little ones, I skipped the pepper flakes. I did use 2 more cups of water (with added bouillon.) Everything e...

I really, really liked this recipe - though I changed it a bit. I used less than 1 c. uncooked white rice instead of the bread and 10 cups of water & 4 cubes of bouillon and I still wished I mad...