HEALTH

Latin Meatball Stew (Albondigas Guisada)
These meatballs are a rich source of high-quality protein containing all of the essential amino acids found in beef.  
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Ingredients 

2 ½ pounds ground beef
1 medium onion, finely chopped
3-4 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1 tablespoon parsley, finely chopped
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon ground pepper
1 cup breadcrumbs
2 eggs
¼ cup milk
4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 green bell pepper, sliced
2 tablespoons tomato paste
1 – 15 ounce can stewed tomatoes
2 cups water
4-5 green olives, sliced
3 avocados, sliced

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Step 1

In a large mixing bowl, crumble beef and mix with breadcrumbs, 2 teaspoons salt, cumin, ground pepper, parsley, half the onions and half the garlic.

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Step 2

Add eggs and milk and shape into meatballs.

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Step 3

In a large deep skillet, heat olive oil. Then add meatballs and brown on all sides. Set aside.

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Step 4

In the same skillet, sauté onions, garlic and green peppers  for one minute. Push to one side of skillet, then add stewed tomatoes and break down using potato masher.

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Step 5

Add water, green olives and salt to taste.

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Step 6

Add meatballs, simmer covered for 30 minutes.

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Step 7

After 30 minutes, transfer to a serving dish.

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Step 8

Serve with sliced avocado.

Latin Meatball Stew (Albondigas Guisada)

These meatballs are a rich source of high-quality protein containing all of the essential amino acids found in beef.  

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