Nana's Albondigas

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READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Recipe Junkie

This is from a church cookbook called Heavenly Hash and the woman who submitted this recipe says that she compiled it while watching her grandmother make sopa de albondigas. These sound delicious.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix meat ball ingredients well and make 1 walnut size ball.
  2. Using a large pan with cover, fry the onion, garlic and green pepper in oil until soft.
  3. Take a small amount out and add to meat ball mixture.
  4. Add tomatoes to the pan and fry some more.
  5. Add flour and stir.
  6. Add salt, pepper and water.
  7. Bring to a boil.
  8. Drop 1 meat ball into the soup.
  9. If this rises to the top in a few moments, it's perfect.
  10. If it's too hard, add more wet masa to the meat ball mixture and try again until it's right.
  11. Form and add all meat balls.
  12. Simmer in covered pot for 1 to 1 and 1/2 hours.
  13. At the end, thicken soup with additional moist masa.

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