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Mexican Meatball Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Mexican Meatball Soup recipe? Learn how to make Mexican Meatball Soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by terryt1

Makes 8 servings



Lots of broth and veggies....comes together quickly with canned broth

Recipe Ingredients for Mexican Meatball Soup

1 pound ground beef, extra lean
3/4 cup cooked brown rice
2 tablespoons chili powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon oregano
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 egg
1 onion, chopped
3/4 cup celery, chopped
2 cloves minced garlic
8 cups beef broth
8 ounces tomato sauce
2 cups carrots, sliced
2 medium zucchini, sliced
8 ounces corn
14 ounces canned tomatoes, diced
1/2 cup cilantro, minced fine

Recipe Directions for Mexican Meatball Soup

  1. In a large bowl combine beef, rice, chile powder, salt, oregano, garlic and egg. Shape into about 30 meatballs. Brown in oven amd drain on paper towels.

  2. In a soup pot saute onion, celery and garlic in oil until tender. Stir in beef broth, tomato sauce and oregano. Bring to a boil. Stir in meatballs and carrots. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Skim fat from broth. Add zucchini, corn cilantro and tomatoes. Simmer uncovered for about 10 more minutes or until zucchini is crisp tender.

  3. Serve with shredded cheese sprinkled on top if desired.

Categories

Beef, Vegetables, First Course, Main Dish, Soup, Mexican, Simmer

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 532.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
292
Calories from Fat
62
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.9g
11%
Saturated Fat
2.2g
11%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
74mg
25%
Sodium
1308mg
55%
Potassium
1095mg
31%
Total Carbohydrates
31.0g
10%
Dietary Fiber
4.9g
20%
Sugars
7.4g
Protein
27.3g
Vitamin A 119% Vitamin C 39%
Calcium 7% Iron 23%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • High in manganese
  • High in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin B12
  • High in vitamin C
  • High in zinc
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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