Mexican Meatball Soup - Albondigas

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

This is a great savory meat and vegetable soup with Mexican spices. I usually throw in some Spanish rice and serve with warm tortillas to dip in. My 4yo DD says it's Go Diego Go Soup. :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix up the meatball mix and shape into smallish balls. Dissolve the bullion in the 4 cups hot water. Bring to a boil.
  2. Drop meatballs carefully into soup. Cook for 5 minutes. Add in the flavor ingredients.
  3. Simmer soup for 30 to 45 minutes. Serve in bowls, with salt, pepper and hot sauce to taste.
Most Helpful

good recipe I enjoyed it very much I had to adjust the recipe a little bit but other than that it was great.

Desiree D. July 22, 2015

I thought this soup was really good. My daughter and I liked it. My husband thought it tasted too tomatoey, but he is used to his mommys albondigas. I took a bowl to my neighbor and her family was passing the bowl around. I gave it 5 stars because toward the end of the bowl her son started shuffling the last of it in his mouth. Then licked the last drops from the bottom of the bowl. She told me, "He never eats my albondigas like that." Priceless!!! Taking some to my aunt that is recovering from surgery. We'll see what she says :)

seal angel September 18, 2011

Great recipe - had to make a few subs because we are snowed on but it was very good. Mostly wanted to thank you how you wrote the recipe - very easy to follow!

policygirl January 12, 2011