Ingredients

How to make it

  • Mix together using you hands, the ground beef and pork. Mix in the cornmeal or tortilla crumbs, onions, garlic, basil, salt and black pepper. Lastly, mix in the beaten egg.
  • Divide the meat mixture into four parts and the each part into four smaller parts. Roll 16 meatballs; 2 meatballs for each of 8 servings. Set finished meatball aside.
  • Put the stock into the soup pot. Add the diced tomatoes with juice, the diced Jalapeno chiles*, chopped onion, basil, oregano, Tapatío Hot Sauce, salt and black pepper.
  • Bring broth to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer. Add the meatballs, rice and cover simmering for about 20 minutes until the meatballs are cooked and no longer pink in the center. Add the chopped cilantro about three minutes before the soup has finished cooking.
  • *Note: This much chile makes a spicy soup, use an amount comparable to your taste. The "hotness" of chiles also varies.

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    " It was excellent "
    kathye ate it and said...
    Another great recipe....I will love making this!
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    " It was excellent "
    mystic_river1 ate it and said...
    good job my friend
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  • kukla 11 years ago
    I'm going to have to try adding cornmeal to the meatballs -- this sounds devine :)
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  • frankieanne 11 years ago
    Fantastic post! Thank you.
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  • rosemaryblue 11 years ago
    This sounds so simple and good. Pure flavors. Cornmeal added to the meat mixture really appeals to me. Cornmeal has a special place in my heart!
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    " It was excellent "
    cherihannah ate it and said...
    I like this. Thank you Nice & spicy
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