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Albondigas Soup

Albondigas Soup


This traditional Mexican soup features tasty meatballs, fresh cilantro, tomatoes and rice slow-cooked to perfection in a salsa infused broth. Give it a try, it's simple.

serves 6 people


cost per recipe: $7.05

The price is determined by the national average.

  • 1

    pound ground beef

  • 1


  • 1/3

    cup yellow cornmeal

  • 1/3

    cup water

  • 1

    teaspoon hot pepper sauce

  • 6

    tablespoons chopped cilantro

  • 4

    cups Swanson® Beef Broth (Regular or 50% Less Sodium)

  • 1 1/3

    cups Pace® Chunky Salsa - Mild

  • 1

    can (14 1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes

  • 3

    cloves garlic, minced

  • 3/4

    cup uncooked long grain white rice

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How to Make It

Step 1

Mix the beef, egg, cornmeal, water, pepper sauce and 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves in a large bowl.  Shape the beef mixture firmly into 24 meatballs.

Step 2

Stir the broth, salsa, tomatoes, garlic, rice and meatballs in a 6-quart slow cooker.

Step 3

Cover and cook on LOW for 7 to 8 hours or until the rice is tender and the meatballs are cooked through. Sprinkle with the remaining cilantro before serving.

Recipe Tips

  • Time-Saving: This recipe may also be cooked on HIGH for 4 to 5 hours.
  • Easy Substitution: This recipe is also delicious with Swanson® Chicken Broth (Regular, Natural Goodness® or Certified Organic) instead of the beef broth.

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Made With
 Swanson® Beef Broth

Swanson® Beef Broth

Pace® Chunky Salsa - Mild

Pace® Chunky Salsa - Mild


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