Hearty Delight: Sopa de Albóndigas Recipe

Dish recipes: Sopa de Albóndigas

Embark on a journey to Mexico with our Sopa de Albóndigas recipe. This comforting soup, known for its savory meatballs and vibrant flavors, is a staple in Mexican households. Join us in creating a bowl of warmth that captures the essence of Mexican home-cooked goodness.


1 lb (0.45 kg) Ground Beef

1/2 cup Rice, cooked

1 Onion, finely chopped

2 Carrots, diced

2 Potatoes, diced

2 Tomatoes, diced

2 cloves Garlic, minced

1/4 cup Fresh Cilantro, chopped

1 Egg

1 tsp Dried Oregano

1 tsp Ground Cumin

Salt and Pepper to taste

8 cups Beef or Chicken Broth

2 tbsp Vegetable Oil


In a bowl, combine ground beef, cooked rice, chopped onion, minced garlic, egg, dried oregano, ground cumin, salt, and pepper. Mix well to form meatballs. Heat vegetable oil in a pot. Brown the meatballs on all sides. Add diced carrots, potatoes, and tomatoes to the pot. Pour in beef or chicken broth, bringing the soup to a gentle simmer. Let the Sopa de Albóndigas cook until the meatballs are fully cooked and the vegetables are tender. Adjust the seasoning if needed, and stir in fresh cilantro just before serving.


Serve Sopa de Albóndigas hot, allowing the rich flavors to meld. Accompany it with warm tortillas or crusty bread for a complete and satisfying meal.

Sopa de Albóndigas is a celebration of Mexican comfort food, combining the heartiness of meatballs with the freshness of vegetables in a soul-soothing broth.