Grandma Salazar's Albóndigas Soup

  • LifeShouldBe Posted: 09/15/11
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    Aweseome soup! I will definately make this one again. I added hot pepper flakes, diced potato and turned it into a hearty meal! Yum, Yum, Yum!!

  • rtilton Posted: 11/18/11
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    This soup was better than the restaurants. I used turkey instead of the other meats. Next time I would add twice the amount of everything else other than the ingredients used in the meatballs. Needs extra broth.

  • BertGaribay Posted: 12/02/12
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    This recipe is by the Chef at one of my favorite mexican food spots in SF, one that I would seek out for the albondigas. This recipe seems to be the exact same as that which they serve there. I am so happy to have stumbled on this and absolutely love it. What I learned after my first attempt: I would stretch the broth, either with equal added proportions of the tomato to chicken broth or just more of the chicken broth alone. Otherwise the ratio of ingredients is great. Also, I should have known to season the meat a little more aggressively in order to have achieved a flavor profile that I prefer (more pop, albeit, more sodium). After years of experience making sausage, and meatballs in restaurants (not to mention many other types of food) I should have followed my gut and seasoned the albondigas with more than just a 1/4 teaspoon, which seemed rediculously low for the quantity of meat, imo. Otherwise it tasted just as I remember, sitting with a book at the ferry bldg enjoying my soup.

  • silverback97701 Posted: 04/05/13
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    Sooooooo gooooood!

  • Debbini Posted: 03/25/12
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    Satisfying and delicious. One serving is not enough, needed to eat two as a main. Also, how are you supposed to divide 29 meatballs into 8 servings? Next time, I'd make 32 meatballs out of same amount of meat. Needed extra broth. Otherwise, LOVED it. Replaces my old Albondigas recipe.

  • amateurcook Posted: 12/25/13
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    This was excellent. Subbed broccoli instead of zucchini. Will definitely make this again.

  • steponme Posted: 03/11/14
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    Delicious; followed recipe, except used canned chopped tomatoes in place of fresh.

  • hillary625 Posted: 11/21/13
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    This was one of the best if not the best albondigas recipes I've had, and this is my favorite soup. Absolutely delicious. I made this for a party of 8, doubled the recipe, and everyone had nothing but awesome things to say about it.

  • carmelita Posted: 09/25/13
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    This was absolutely delicious. There are so many things you can do for variety. I love this soup.

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