Monthly Archives: September 2012

Albondigas

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Very delicious!

Ingredients

  • 1 quart water
  • 4 carrots, sliced
  • 2 small potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 1/2 cups salsa, medium or hot
  • 2 beef bouillon cubes
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1/3 cup seasoned dry bread crumbs
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • chopped fresh cilantro (optional)

Directions

  1. In a large stock pot, bring water, carrots, potatoes, onion, salsa, and bouillon cubes to a boil. Reduce to a medium simmer, stirring occasionally, approximately 10 minutes.
  2. Mix the beef, breadcrumbs, and milk together in a bowl. Form into 1-inch meatballs, and drop into boiling broth. Once soup returns to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low.
  3. Cover and cook 20 minutes, or until meatballs are no longer pink in center and vegetables are tender. Serve with sprinkled cilantro for garnish.

 

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Potato Leek Soup

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This soup is delicious!

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 cup sliced leeks
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 2/3 cups chicken broth
  • 4 cups milk
  • 1 1/3 cups potato flakes
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery salt
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Directions

  1. Melt the butter in a large pot over medium heat. Saute the leeks and onion in the butter for 5 minutes, or until tender. Pour in the broth and the milk and mix well.
  2. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes. Stir in the potato flakes, salt, celery salt and parsley. Allow to thicken and heat through.