Albondigas con Chipotle Recipe

Mexican Meatballs with Chipotle

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This hearty Mexican soup boasts big tender meatballs each with a little surprise inside, and a spicy chipotle tomato broth. Garnish this Albondigas con Chipotle recipe with chopped cilantro and shredded Mexican cheese and you have a soul-warming meal in a bowl.

Albóndigas con Chipotle (Chipotle Sauce Meatballs)

Albóndigas con Chipotle (Chipotle Sauce Meatballs)

Recipe Author : Mike Gonzalez
If you like meatballs and Chipotle peppers, you are definitely going to love this recipe, it is very easy to make. This is meatballs on another level.

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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 6 people


  • Terra Cotta Cazuela – 15 Inches



  • 1 lb groundbeaf
  • 1 lb pork
  • 1 large egg raw
  • ½ cup bread chopped
  • 2 tsp mint
  • 2 chipotle peppers
  • 2 large hard boiled egg cubed

Chipotle Sauce

  • 4 large tomatoes chopped
  • 1 medium onions chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 3 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1 tbsp cilantro



  • Toss one pound of fresh pork and one pound of ground beef into a bowl
  • Mix raw egg, bread, chiles, mint and salt
  • Roll you Meatballs into balls and make an indentation
  • Next, put a hard-boiled egg into the meatball.


  • In a blender add tomatoes, garlic, chillies, cilantro and broth and purey untill smooth.
  • Strain the mix into the cazula (A cazula is a Mexican bowl you can cook in)
  • Put your meatballs in the cazula.
  • (See Video at 7:15) Cook the meatballs for 20 minutes or so.
  • Put on your garnishes including cheese of choice and cilantro!
Keyword Beef
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