How to Make Albondigas

So you want to get your meat in for the day, but you are tired of the routine hamburgers and hot dogs? Perhaps you should try out the Albondiga.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pounds ground pork
  • 1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cups brown rice
  • 1 onion, diced fine
  • 1/2 teaspoons thyme leaves
  • 8 cups water
  • 1 chopped tomato
  • 1 diced garlic clove
  • 1/2 cups chili powder
  • 2 yerba buena
  • 1 thick slice of French bread
  • 1/2 teaspoons cumin
  • 2 carrots sliced thin
  • 1 cup green peas

Steps

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    Mix the pork, beef, egg, rice, 1/2 onion and thyme together in a bowl.
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    Form the mixture into small balls.
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    Boil a pot of water.
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    Add the small balls into the boiling water and simmer the balls for one hour at a low boil.
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    Add the tomato, garlic, chili and the rest of the chopped onion into the low boiling water.
    • Let the mix simmer 35 minutes.
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    Add yerba buena and let the mix simmer 10 minutes.
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    Soak french bread in a small amount of soup broth until it becomes very soft.
    • Place in blender with cumin, chop together and add to soup.
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    Add carrots and peas.
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    Simmer until vegetables are tender and serve!
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    Finished.

Tips

  • You may wish to have this meal on a wet, rainy, cool day!

Warnings

  • Be sure you allow for the Albondigas to cool so you don't burn yourself.

Things You'll Need

  • Bowl
  • Oven
  • Pot

Sources and Citations

Article Info

Categories: Meat