Sopa de albóndigas, a great Mexican recipe

Sopa de albóndigas, a great Mexican recipe

It’s great to learn about a real authentic traditional recipe, especially when it comes  from one of our students and written in Spanish

We feel so grateful! Jacob´s grandmother passed it to his father and now to him who made it recently and gave us the instructions to prepare this amazing dish.


SOPA DE ALBÓNDIGAS (Meatball soup)

Sirve de 6 a 8 personas.

Ingredientes para las albóndigas:–          3 lbs de Carne
–          1 taza de arroz
–          Sal y pimiento
–          1 cucharita de comino
–          1 huevo 

Mezclar todo y hacer las albóndigas

Ingredientes para la sopa–          4 o 5 dientes de ajo
–          1 cebolla
–          1 pimiento verde
–          5 tomates pequeños
–          4 zanahorias
–          4 papas
–          4 mazorcas de maíz 


–          Salteas en una cazuela con aceite de oliva el ajo, cebolla, tomates, pimientos verdes

–          Pones agua en la cazuela del sofrito, la suficiente para cubrir las verduras

–          Pones las albóndigas en la cazuela

–          Añades sal y pimienta

–          Lo cueces durante 30 minutos

–          Añades mas agua y especias (comino, sal y pimienta)

–          Añades las papas, las zanahorias y el maíz (Cortados en rodajas)

–          Lo cueces hasta que las papas y las zahanorias estén tiernas


Servir con cilantro y lima.


Luis Cardozo

Luis Cardozo is a successful language instructor for executives and busy professionals, and has more than 25 years experience teaching Spanish. In 2002 he launched SpanishNYC, offering customized instruction and translation services. -- Luis has taught group and individual Spanish classes at companies such as NBC, Univision, Nickelodeon, the Miss Universe Organization, The New York Times, Bloomberg, Sprint, Citicorp, JPMorgan, Deloitte & Touche and Pfizer. -- Luis Cardozo has developed his own method for teaching Spanish; the Natural Conversational Approach (NCA). -- With my method, you hear and understand Spanish from the first moment, whatever your level is. I create a relaxed practicing environment, where learning takes place easily and pleasurably. Instruction is totally focused on your specific background, based on the idea that everyone has unique talents, interests, strengths and challenges. -- My techniques allow us to intuit your needs, keep you motivated and insure that your instruction is effective. -- You will absorb the language consciously and unconsciously, just as you did when you learned your native language. -- You, the student, dictate how I should adapt to your way of learning, day by day. -- My main goal is that you enjoy the whole process and have fun learning Spanish.

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