• prep: 20 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 50 min
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  • Summary

    An incredible Albondigas soup which is a traditional Mexican meatball soup loaded with vegetables and full of flavor.

    Ingredients

    • 1 lb ground beef (extra lean)
    • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
    • 1/2 onion (chopped)
    • 1/2 cup rice (long grain, uncooked (I used Basmati))
    • 1 egg (beaten)
    • 1/4 cup mint (fresh, chopped)
    • 1/4 cup parsley (fresh, chopped)
    • 1/4 cup oregano (fresh, chopped or about 1 tbsp dry oregano)
    • 1 tsp cumin (ground)
    • 1/2 tsp chili powder
    • 1/2 tsp salt (or to taste)
    • 1/2 tsp pepper (or to taste)
    • 2 tbsp olive oil
    • 1/2 large onion (chopped)
    • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
    • 1 large carrot (chopped to your liking)
    • 2 medium potatoes (peeled and chopped into 1 inch cubes)
    • 14.5 oz diced tomatoes ((1 can))
    • 3 cups beef broth (low sodium)
    • 3 cups water
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 1 tbsp lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
    • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
    • 2 tbsp cilantro (fresh, chopped)
    • 2 tbsp parsley (fresh, chopped)

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 0 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 0 mg 0%
    • Calcium: 0 mg 0%
    • Potassium: 0 mg 0%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 0 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 0 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq