Albondigas Soup

Official MAGGI®
Albondigas Soup
15 min
20 min
5 to 6 servings
Albondigas Soup is a classical Mexican meatball soup that will soon become your family's favorite. Top with cheese, chopped cilantro or sour cream for added eye appeal.

The Secret Ingredient


  • 6 cups water
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 carrot, peeled and diced
  • 3 tablespoons MAGGI Granulated Beef Flavor Bouillon
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 cup chopped cilantro, divided
  • 1/4 cup long-grain white rice
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Shredded Manchego or Parmesan cheese

Make It

Step 1

Combine water, tomatoes with juice, onion, carrot and bouillon in large soup pot. Turn heat to high; cover.

Step 2

Combine beef, 1/2 cup cilantro, rice, flour, egg and salt in medium bowl; mix well. Uncover broth mixture; drop meat in 1 tablespoon portions into hot liquid. Heat soup to boiling; reduce heat to medium-low and cover. Cook for 20 minutes.

Step 3

Stir remaining 1/2 cup cilantro into soup and ladle into bowls. Top with cheese.