Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Mexican Meatball soup

some things are meant to be repeated and this is definitely one, I posted this last year and since it is the start of soup season and this is a favorite of my family, here it goes!

Mother Theresa's Albondigas Soup

My kind of comfort food!

This is one of my favorite soups ever!!!
this will feed easily 10-15 people
3lbs hamburger (lean)
1 onion 
3/4 of a  bunch of fresh Cilantro
2 bay leaves
2 eggs
2 hand fulls of rice
2 green zucchini's
1 yellow squash
1 lrg can Hominy (drained)
4 carrots
1 can corn (drained)
1 lrg can whole tomatoes (diced)
5 beef bouillon cubes
about 6-8 cups water
1 jalapeño devained and seeded
2 lrg potatoes diced
2 cloves of Garlic

in large bowl mix your meat with eggs,rice, 1/2 yellow squash &1 zucchini minced very small and 1/4 onion.
season meat with cumin,parsley,oregano,garlic salt, thyme, rosemary and salt and pepper
in the pot of water put tomatoes undrained, onions chunked
beef boullion ,hominy and corn.
then start making your meatballs and drop each one in the water. once all your meat balls are all in the pot then cut up and add the rest. bring it all to a boil and then back down to med/low for at least a good 1 -2 hours. serve with a slice of lime and good white corn tortillas(warmed)

1 comment:

  1. Theresa, I don't think I have had this for a long time, actually the last time I had this was at your house :) Thanks for the recipe :)