Almondigas Recipe (Filipino Misua Noodles Meatball Soup)

by Joost Nusselder | Updated:  August 22, 2022

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Almondigas Recipe is easy to follow recipe to prepare for your family and friends.

This Almondigas Recipe originated from Mexican meatball soup called Albondigas Soup which means “meatballs” in Spanish.

This Filipino version Almondigas has three main ingredients: Meatballs, Misua, and Patola also known as Luffa or Chinese Okra.

Almondigas Recipe (Meatballs Soup)

Almondigas Recipe Preparation

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Try this Misua with Meat Balls and Patola Soup Recipe also known as Almondigas Recipe; it is a nutritious comforting soup, especially on a cool rainy day.

Misua is an egg wheat noodle, commonly added to any kind of sauté vegetable soups.

Patola is also known as Luffa or Sponge Gourd; it contains calcium, iron, and phosphorus and has a good source of vitamin B.

This noodle soup is very delicious and takes less than 30 minutes to prepare. The costs of ingredients are cheap and will surely fit your budget.

This can be considered as a complete meal itself; you may eat this with rice and fried fish or you may eat this as it is.

Almondigas Soup

Try this delicious and nutritious comforting soup Almondigas Recipe.

Almondigas Recipe (Meatballs Soup)

Almondigas (Meatballs Soup)

Joost Nusselder
Try this Misua with Meat Balls and Patola Soup Recipe also known as Almondigas Recipe; it is a nutritious comforting soup, especially on a cool rainy day.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Soup
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 6 people

Ingredients
  

  • 400 g Ground Pork (for meatballs)
  • 1 cup Cooked Rice (for meatballs)
  • 1 medium Onion chopped (for meatballs)
  • ¼ cup All-Purpose Flour (for meatballs)
  • 2 Eggs lightly beaten (for meatballs)
  • ¾ tsp Black Pepper (for meatballs)
  • 2 tsp Iodized Fine Salt (for meatballs)
  • 6 cloves Garlic (for soup)
  • 1 medium Onion sliced (for soup)
  • 8 liters Water (for soup)
  • 1 Chicken Bouillon Cube (for soup)
  • ¼ kg Carrots sliced (for soup)
  • 150 gr Misua Noodles (for soup)
  • 2 stalks Green Onion sliced (for soup)
  • 1 pouch Del Monte (200 grams) Filipino Style Tomato Sauce (for soup)

Instructions
 

  • Combine ingredients for meatballs. Mix thoroughly. Form every 2 teaspoons of mixture into balls. Set aside.
  • Soup: Sauté garlic, onion, and chicken cube. Add DEL MONTE Tomato Sauce and water. Allow to boil, then add meatballs, carrots, salt and pepper to taste. Cover and simmer for another 20 minutes, or until meat is cooked.
  • Add misua, then simmer for 3 minutes. Top with green onions.
Keyword Meatball, Pork, Soup
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I have never found misua noodles outside of the Philipines, but these Chinese egg noodles come closest.

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