Chipotle Mexican Meatball Soup

Total Time
1hr
Prep 0 mins
Cook 1 hr

This excellent soup is full of flavor. The broth is outstanding. For a less spicy soup, omit the chipotles.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a mixing bowl, mix the ground beef, sausage, cornmeal, milk, egg, salt, pepper, oregano, and cumin.
  2. Heat the oil in a large soup pot. Over medium high heat, saute 2 cups onions, 2 garlic cloves, celery for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the broth, tomatoes, salsa, chipotle chiles and 1/4 cup fresh cilantro. Bring to a boil, and cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  4. Combine ground beef, sausage, cornmeal, milk, egg, salt, pepper, oregano, cumin, 1 cup onion, 2 cloves garlic, and 1/4 cup chopped cilantro.
  5. Shape into small meatballs and add to soup.
  6. Bring the soup to a boil and stir in the rice. Add carrots to soup.
  7. Cover and reduce heat and simmer for about 20 minutes or until rice is tender. Season with salt and pepper.
  8. Garnish with more fresh cilantro right before serving.

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