Chef Dennis's Albondigas Soup

  • 2 lbs Lean ground beef
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp Ground cumin
  • 1 pinch Oregano
  • 1 pinch Cilantro
  • 3 oz. Butter
  • 1 cup Tomatoes; diced
  • 1/2 cup Green chilies; diced
  • 4 Cloves garlic; chopped
  • 2 Med. onions; chopped
  • 1 lbs Green cabbage; chopped
  • 1 Med. zucchini; finely diced
  • 1/2 Bunch of cilantro
  • 3 qt Beef broth
  • Salt and pepper; to taste
  • Chopped cilantro image placeholder

In a mixing bowl, mix ground beef,garlic powder, cumin, oregano and cilantro. Shape into 1-oz meatballs. In a large pot, sauté in the butter, the tomatoes, chilies, garlic, onions, cabbage, zucchini, and cilantro. Add the beef broth.

Just before the broth comes to a bil, add the meatballs, one at a time. Add salt and pepper to taste. Simmer for 30 minutes. Top with chopped cilantro just before serving.

Submitted by: Recipe Group Member