Albondigas Soup

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Albondigas is a Mexican meatball soup, here made easy with frozen precooked meatballs.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 30 minutes

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
  • 1 can (4 oz.) chopped green chilies, undrained
  • 1 jar (16 oz.) green salsa
  • 2 cans (14.5 oz.) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano leaves
  • 1 package (16 oz.) frozen precooked meatballs
  • 2 cups frozen corn

Directions

  • In large pot, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, and jalapeño pepper; cook and stir for 5 minutes.
  • Add chilies, salsa, tomatoes, beef broth, black pepper, and oregano and bring to a simmer. Add meatballs and corn. Bring back to a simmer; simmer, partially covered, for 15 minutes.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
  • 1 can (4 oz.) chopped green chilies, undrained
  • 1 jar (16 oz.) green salsa
  • 2 cans (14.5 oz.) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano leaves
  • 1 package (16 oz.) frozen precooked meatballs
  • 2 cups frozen corn

Directions

  • In large pot, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, and jalapeño pepper; cook and stir for 5 minutes.
  • Add chilies, salsa, tomatoes, beef broth, black pepper, and oregano and bring to a simmer. Add meatballs and corn. Bring back to a simmer; simmer, partially covered, for 15 minutes.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories320
Total Fat17g
Saturated Fat5g
Cholesterol35mg
Sodium1620mg
Total Carbohydrate30g
Dietary Fiber5g
Sugars11g
Protein15g