How to Make Albondigas Guisadas-Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

Not your italian moms meatball. This is a savory meatball dish with a Latin flair. Buen provecho

How to Make Albondigas Guisadas-Meatballs in Tomato Sauce Recipe
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The cast

The cast

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Take your egg and put it In a bowl.

Take your egg and put it In a bowl.

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Scramble it.

Scramble it.

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To the eggs add the sofrito

To the eggs add the sofrito

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Now let's take the bread and soak it in some water.

Now let's take the bread and soak it in some water.

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Remove the excess water by squeezing it gently(yes my hand are not just clean BUT super clean๐Ÿ˜›๐Ÿ˜‰) add the bread to the egg mixture and mix it in well

Remove the excess water by squeezing it gently(yes my hand are not just clean BUT super clean๐Ÿ˜›๐Ÿ˜‰) add the bread to the egg mixture and mix it in well

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Now let's add our seasoning(yes a little odd looking nevertheless it is the way I prefer to make this)๐Ÿ˜„, first the garlic powder

Now let's add our seasoning(yes a little odd looking nevertheless it is the way I prefer to make this)๐Ÿ˜„, first the garlic powder

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The onion powder

The onion powder

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The tomato bouillon

The tomato bouillon

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And lastly the adobo

And lastly the adobo

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Mix this in well. Check for salt and add it if necessary.

Mix this in well. Check for salt and add it if necessary.

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Add the egg concoction to the ground beef

Add the egg concoction to the ground beef

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Mix this in well with your hands

Mix this in well with your hands

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Blend it in well.

Blend it in well.

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All mixed in.๐Ÿ‘

All mixed in.๐Ÿ‘

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Now let's make meatballs. Take 2 tbs worth of beef and roll it into a ball. or make them any size you want.๐Ÿ˜Š

Now let's make meatballs. Take 2 tbs worth of beef and roll it into a ball. or make them any size you want.๐Ÿ˜Š

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Just a small tutorial In case you don't know how to roll meatballs ๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜œ

Just a small tutorial In case you don't know how to roll meatballs ๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜œ

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My meatballs are all done. Now to fry them

My meatballs are all done. Now to fry them

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In a pot over medium high heat add the oil

In a pot over medium high heat add the oil

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Add just enough oil to cover the bottom of the pot. We want to brown the meatballs not deep fry them.

Add just enough oil to cover the bottom of the pot. We want to brown the meatballs not deep fry them.

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Add the meatballs to the oil. If possible use a nonstick pan when frying. They might stick to the bottom  of a regular  pot.

Add the meatballs to the oil. If possible use a nonstick pan when frying. They might stick to the bottom of a regular pot.

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While the meat balls are frying slice up some onions and peppers and set them aside.

While the meat balls are frying slice up some onions and peppers and set them aside.

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Gently turn the meatballs . We want to semi cook the meatballs. Doesn't matter if the meatballs are under cooked. They will finish off in the sauce.

Gently turn the meatballs . We want to semi cook the meatballs. Doesn't matter if the meatballs are under cooked. They will finish off in the sauce.

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This is how it should look like.i have finished cooking all my meatballs now to make the sauce

This is how it should look like.i have finished cooking all my meatballs now to make the sauce

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In the same pot over medium heat, add the red peppers

In the same pot over medium heat, add the red peppers

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And the onions too

And the onions too

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Sautรฉ this for a few minutes than add the tomato sauce.

Sautรฉ this for a few minutes than add the tomato sauce.

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To the tomato sauce add 1/2 Cans worth of water.

To the tomato sauce add 1/2 Cans worth of water.

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Let this cook for a few minutes. Next up is the star. The meatballs ๐Ÿ˜add it right in.

Let this cook for a few minutes. Next up is the star. The meatballs ๐Ÿ˜add it right in.

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After you have added the meatballs we will add some olives

After you have added the meatballs we will add some olives

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And some olive juice

And some olive juice

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Let's flavor the sauce a bit with tomato bouillon(totally optional). I personally like the flavor๐Ÿ˜€

Let's flavor the sauce a bit with tomato bouillon(totally optional). I personally like the flavor๐Ÿ˜€

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Let it cook until the sauce has thickened and reduced to half.

Let it cook until the sauce has thickened and reduced to half.

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Reduced to half with just enough sauce to  cover the meatballs ๐Ÿ˜Š

Reduced to half with just enough sauce to cover the meatballs ๐Ÿ˜Š

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Enjoy Albondigas a la manera Dominicana  with rice and beans. Some avocado would be excellent as well

Enjoy Albondigas a la manera Dominicana with rice and beans. Some avocado would be excellent as well

Ingredients

1ยฝ Pounds Ground beef 
1 Egg 
2 Slices of bread 
1 Small can of tomato sauce 
ยฝ Teaspoons Onion powder 
ยฝ Teaspoons Garlic powder  
2ยฝ Teaspoons Tomato bouillon 
1ยผ Teaspoons Adobo 
1 Tablespoon Sofrito  
Olives 
ยฝ Red pepper sliced 
2 or 3 slices of Onions 
Salt to taste  
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