Albondigas (Spanish meatballs)

Try these meatballs for a taste of Spain in your own kitchen!
30 min
Serves 4 people


For the meatballs:

  • 500g mince
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 large onion
  • Breadcrumbs
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • Nutmeg
  • Paprika powder
  • 1 tsp salt

For the tomato sauce:

  • 1 onion
  • 1/3 beef stock cube (dissolved in a cup of hot water)
  • 2 small tomatoes, diced
  • 1.5 glasses of red wine
  • Thyme


Step 1

 Mix the mince with the eggs, onion, garlic and breadcrumbs. Season with nutmeg, paprika powder and salt. 

Step 2

Roll into medium-sized balls, and fry over a medium heat until golden brown. 

Step 3

Add the onion, stock, tomatoes and red wine. Season to taste with thyme.

Step 4

Add one more clove of garlic in the end, leave to simmer until you’re left with a nice sauce. Done!

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