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albondigas soup
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Albondigas Soup Recipe

This albondigas soup recipe was one of my family's favorite dinners growing up.  Made with meatballs and fresh vegetables, this recipe will quickly become one of your favorites!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: spanish
Keyword: soup
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 250kcal


  • 4 cups of beef broth
  • 5 carrots sliced
  • 3 celery sticks sliced
  • large russet potatoes peeled and diced
  • 1 meduim white onion diced
  • 1 jar of salsa approx. 2 cups
  • 1 small bag of frozen meatballs approx. 20
  • chopped fresh cilantro optional
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • Toss all ingredients into crock pot, except the cilantro, salt and pepper.
  • Cook on low all day or on high for 4 hours or until meatballs are heated through.
  • Sprinkle with cilantro before serving, if desired and season with salt and pepper.


If you like a spicier version, use hot salsa, dice some jalapenos to your liking, or you can even add some curry.


Calories: 250kcal