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Albondigas Soup II

Albondigas Soup II Recipe

Description

In this version of the spicy Mexican soup, beef meatballs are cooked in a broth with carrots, green peppers, garlic, onion, canned tomatoes and seasonings.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 2 cubes beef bouillon cube
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, minced
  • 1 slice bread, crumbled
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seed
  • 3 carrot, (7-1/2")s carrots, sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can stewed tomatoes
  • ½ medium head cabbage
  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Mix the ground beef, garlic, onion, bread crumbs, egg and 2 teaspoons water. Shape into tiny balls.
  2. Heat the water and dissolve the bouillon cubes. Bring to a boil and drop the meatballs in and cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the chili powder, cumin powder, cumin seed, dried oregano, carrots, green pepper celery and tomatoes with juice. Cut the half head of cabbage into two wedges and add them into the broth. Simmer for 30 to 45 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve warm with corn tortillas and salsa.

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Nutritional Information

Albondigas Soup II

Servings Per Recipe: 6
Calories: 295
% Daily Value *
protein: 35 %
carbohydrates: 6 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 19 %
sugars:
fat: 27 %
saturated fat: 34 %
cholesterol: 29 %
vitamin a iu: 132 %
niacin equivalents: 64 %
vitamin b6: 30 %
vitamin c: 90 %
folate: 17 %
calcium: 10 %
iron: 21 %
magnesium: 17 %
potassium: 20 %
sodium: 24 %
thiamin: 19 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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