Ranchero Meatball Soup

Recipe by Irmgard
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • In a large saucepan, stir together the stock, tomatoes, 1 onion, garlic, chili powder and cumin; bring to a boil.
  • Reduce the heat and simmer, covered, for 30 minutes or until the flavours have blended.
  • Meanwhile, in a large bowl, beat together the egg, remaining onion, oregano and salt; mix in the beef, breaking up large pieces with a spoon.
  • Stir the rice into the meat mixture.
  • With moistened hands, shape into 1-inch balls.
  • Add the meatballs and beans to the saucepan; bring to a boil.
  • Reduce the heat, cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Add the pepper and zucchini; cover and simmer for 15 minutes more or until the meatballs are cooked through.
  • Taste and adjust the seasoning if necessary.