How to Make Albondigas – Spanish Meatballs

How to Make Albondigas – Spanish Meatballs

Do you know Albondigas is one of the most delicious and famous dishes in Spain and nearby countries? Yes, this is true. It contains a mix of tender potatoes and carrots with delectable meatballs and salsa to satisfy your taste buds. You can make Spanish meatball soup easily and quickly. Read on!


  • One quart of water
  • Four sliced carrots
  • Two small potatoes – diced
  • One medium onion – diced
  • One or two cups of salsa
  • Two beef bouillon cubes
  • One or two pounds of ground beef
  • 1/3 cup of seasoned dry breadcrumbs
  • 1/3 cup of milk
  • One tablespoon of chopped cilantro – fresh


  1. Add water, potatoes, carrots, onions, salsa, and bouillon cubes to a large stockpot
  2. Reduce the heat and cook for 10-15 minutes
  3. Mix breadcrumbs, beef, and milk in a bowl
  4. Create one-inch-thick meatballs and drop them into the broth
  5. Bring the soup to a boil and reduce the heat
  6. Cover and cook until meatballs and veggies are tender for 20 minutes
  7. Use cilantro for garnishing
  8. Enjoy the delicious Albondigas