Pasta Meatball Soup (Albondigas Soup)
This is a satisfying main dish meatball soup."I was looking for a recipe for this cuz I was craving my Albodigas soup from a restaurant in California, and since I couldn't go there, I had to make some. this was PERFECT! Even my super, super picky 2-year-old loved it!" - Presidentialsweet
Yield: 4 Ready in 45 minutes
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|1 lbGround beef; sirloin|
|Acini di pepe pasta; divided|
|2 tbspPine nuts; finely chopped|
|1/4 cBread crumbs; dried|
|2 tbspParsley; finely chopped, divided|
|1 tspBasil; dried, divided|
|1/8 tspBlack pepper|
|1 cloveGarlic; minced|
|2 can (14 oz)Beef broth|
|1 can (8 oz)Tomato sauce|
|1/3 cOnion; chopped|
Pasta Meatball Soup (Albondigas Soup) Preparation
1. Combine beef, 2 tbs pasta, pine nuts, bread crumbs, egg, 1 tbs parsley, 1/2 tsp basil, salt, pepper and garlic in a bowl. Form into 1 inch meatballs.
2. Bring beef broth, tomato sauce, onion and remaining 1/2 tsp basil to a boil in large saucepan over medium-high heat. Carefully add meatballs to broth. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer, covered, 20 minutes. Add remaining 3 tbs pasta; cook 10 minutes or until tender. Garnish with remaining 1 tbs parsley.
Tip: Acini di pepe is a tiny rice-shaped pasta. You could also substitute orzo pasta.
I made this Dec 28 2005, and I would make this again.
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