Albondigas Meatball Soup


Albondigas - Meatball Soup

This is one my favorite recipes. Albondigas is a traditional Mexican meatball soup, it's hearty and delicious and perfect to prepare in the crock pot. 

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 6
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 can petite diced tomatoes
  • 1 bag frozen turkey meatballs
  • 2 zucchini sliced
  • 2 carrots sliced
  • 1 tbsp diced garlic
  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 minicube onion
  • 1 minicube garlic
  • 1 minicube cilantro
Recipe Notes

In a 4 to 5 quart slow cooker stir together the broth, diced tomatoes, zucchini, water, onion, carrots, garlic and frozen meatballs. 

For seasoning add 1 garlic flavored minicube, 1 onion flavored minicube and 1 minicube of cilantro. 

Cover and cook on low heat setting for 8 to 10 hours or on high heat setting for 4 to 5 hours.  Stir and cover. 

About 1 hour before ingredients are ready in the slow cooker, cook 1 cup of brown rice on the stove top.  Once rice is cooked, add into the slow cooker, let cook for the remaining time, serve and garnish with fresh cilantro.