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Let's Make Albondigas Soup (Mexican Meatball Soup)
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This warm and hearty Mexican Meatball Soup comes together in just 45 minutes and is packed with authentic flavor! Tender meatballs, potatoes, and lots of veggies in a rich tomato broth.
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Ingredients

  • 1.5 lbs 95% lean ground beef (meatballs)
  • 1 egg (meatballs)
  • 1 cup yellow onion, minced (meatballs)
  • 1/4 cup uncooked white rice (Jasmine, for meatballs)
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced (meatballs)
  • 2 tbsp fresh mint, minced (meatballs, optional)
  • 2 tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped (meatballs)
  • 1 tsp kosher salt (meatballs)
  • 1/2 tsp oregano (meatballs)
  • 1/2 tsp cumin (meatballs)
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper (meatballs)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil (soup)
  • 1 onion, diced (soup)
  • 2 carrots, peeled and chopped (soup)
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped (soup)
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, minced (seeds and veins removed, for soup)
  • 1 large potato, chopped (soup)
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced (soup)
  • 3 tbsp tomato paste (soup)
  • 5 cups chicken broth (soup)
  • 1 cup canned tomato sauce (soup)
  • 1 bay leaf (soup)
  • 2 small zucchini, chopped (soup)
  • 1 cup corn (fresh or frozen, for soup)
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Step 1Meatballs: Combine the ground beef, egg, onion, white rice, garlic, mint, cilantro, salt, oregano, cumin, and black pepper in a large bowl. Gently mix together with your hands until combined. Use a rounded tablespoon to roll the mixture into meatballs. Refrigerate until ready to use.
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Step 2Heat the olive oil over medium high heat in a large soup pot or Dutch oven. Add the onion, carrots, celery, jalapenos, and potato. Cook for 5-7 minutes until beginning to soften. Add the garlic and tomato paste. Cook for 1-2 minutes until the garlic is fragrant.
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Step 3Add the chicken broth and tomato sauce. Bring to a simmer. Season well with salt and pepper.
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Step 4Add the meatballs and cover. Cook for 30 minutes without stirring. Stirring can break the meatballs.
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Step 5Open and add the zucchini and corn. Cook for 5-10 minutes longer until the meatballs are cooked through and the rice is tender. Serve with cilantro, fresh limes, radishes, etc.
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