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Albondigas Sinaloenses

Rated as 4.42 out of 5 Stars

"Lean ground sirloin meatballs in tomato broth with rice and a touch of mint."
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50 m servings 294
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. In a large stock pot, cook onion and garlic in olive oil over medium high heat until translucent. Stir in tomato sauce, water, rice, mint, and salt, and bring to a low boil.
  2. Meanwhile, combine ground sirloin with tomatoes, 2 tablespoons diced onion, egg white, mint, and salt and pepper. Form into small balls, and place in boiling liquid. Reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook for 30 minutes, or until meat is cooked and rice is tender.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 294 calories; 16.8 9.5 25 78 919 Full nutrition

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This recipe is close to the real deal. A few things I used to see my mother do different was to add the whole egg instead of egg white (ball will hold better) and add about 1/3 to 1/2 cup of ri...

This is really close to the real deal. a few tips though, the way my mom made it growing up was adding minced mint to the meat as well as the sprigs to the broth, use rice and flour in the meat ...

This is a very good soup. Lots of flavor. The only problem is the recipe doesn't state how much water and how much mint so I guessed at 2 c water and I used almost all the mint that came in the...

Just like my sweet grandma always made for us as children. the mint is most definatly the secret that makes all the difference. I would say use as much or little as you wish.

This is a great recipe. Add some lemon or lime juice to the soup when eating it and warm some corn tortilla's and hot sauce (Tapatio is my fav). You will not be disappointed.

Not awesome, but pretty good. I don';t hink there was enough broth for the amount of meat. The meatballs didn't hold their shape, so it turned out more like chili, but the mint was good. it was...

This is delicious and the mint is a delicate yet fragrant touch. For a little 'extra' I added beef stock instead of water, a chillie and a teaspoon of cajun spice. Yum

I added a few more ingredients and the end results were pretty good. For the broth I added 2 beef bouillon cubes, a serrano chile and a can of Rotel. During the last 10 minutes of cooking, I add...

Such a family friendly comfort food. Unfortunately it was a little on the bland side for the adults . . . the kid loved it.