Mexican Meatball Soup (Albondigas)

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Recipe by Carol in Cabo

This is a traditional recipe with a twist. Great for a cool winter evening with some bread.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In mixing bowl mix pork, flour, eggs, and 1/3 cup chicken broth.
  2. In a dutch oven or other large pan mix broth, onion, garlic, bay leaf, oregano and chile, Bring to boil then reduce to simmer.
  3. Shape pork mixture into balls and drop into the simmering broth ( you might need to add flour).
  4. Simmer uncovered for five to ten minutes.
  5. Add rice and continue to simmer, about ten minutes.
  6. Add yams and continue to simmer for about ten minutes or until yams are tender.
  7. Add spinach, stir and cook for five minutes.
  8. Serve and enjoy, You may serve with avocado, lime, crackers or tortilla chips. The traditional recipe uses carrots in place of the yams.

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