Mexican Meatball Soup

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recipe by Tenina Holder tenina.com

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    1hr 0mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    6
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    572

Beef and pork meatballs with polenta, garlic and chili in a rich, herby sauce. A comforting way to enjoy Cinco de Mayo!

recipe updated 2 May 2019

Ingredients

  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    48g
  • Onion icon
    Onion
    40g
  • Fresh chilli icon
    Fresh chilli
    20g
  • Beef filet icon
    Beef filet
    600g
  • Pork fillet icon
    Pork fillet
    300g
  • Polenta icon
    Polenta
    60g
  • Milk icon
    Milk
    30ml
  • Egg icon
    Egg
    50g
  • Ground cumin icon
    Ground cumin
    1g
  • Taco seasoning icon
    Taco seasoning
    6g
  • Black pepper icon
    Black pepper
    as needed
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    13g
  • Extra virgin olive oil icon
    Extra virgin olive oil
    22ml
  • Onion icon
    Onion
    420g
  • Umami paste icon
    Umami paste
    40g
  • Bay leaves icon
    Bay leaves
    2g
  • Red bell pepper icon
    Red bell pepper
    300g
  • Water icon
    Water
    500ml
  • Tinned tomatoes icon
    Tinned tomatoes
    800g
  • Tomato salsa icon
    Tomato salsa
    104ml
  • Coconut sugar icon
    Coconut sugar
    4g
  • Cheese icon
    Cheese
    as needed
  • Coriander icon
    Coriander
    as needed
  • Sour cream icon
    Sour cream
    100ml
  • Avocado icon
    Avocado
    330g
  • Lime icon
    Lime
    200g

Tools

  • kCook icon Parchment paper
  • kCook icon TM5
  • kCook icon TM5 bowl
  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"

Step preview

  1. Prep and set aside beef filet: cubed
  2. Prep and set aside onion: quartered
  3. Prep and set aside cheese: grated
  4. Prep and set aside coriander: chopped
  5. Prep and set aside avocado: diced
  6. Prep and set aside lime: quartered
  7. Pre-heat - 200°C
  8. Line a clean baking sheet with parchment paper
  9. Fit the TM5 bowl to TM5
  10. Add garlic clove
  11. Add onion
  12. Add fresh chilli
  13. Chop - approx 2 sec, speed 6
  14. Scrape down sides of TM5 bowl
  15. Add prepared beef filet
  16. Add cubed pork fillet
  17. Add polenta
  18. Add milk
  19. Add egg
  20. Add ground cumin
  21. Add taco seasoning
  22. Add black pepper
  23. Add sea salt
  24. Blend - approx 10 sec, reverse speed 9
  25. Scrape down sides of TM5 bowl
  26. Transfer content of TM5 bowl to baking sheet
  27. Form into balls
  28. Bake until browned - 20 min, 200°C
  29. Add extra virgin olive oil to the TM5 bowl
  30. Add prepared onion
  31. Add fresh chilli
  32. Add garlic clove
  33. Chop - approx 3 sec, speed 6
  34. Sauté - approx 5 min, varoma, speed 1
  35. Add umami paste
  36. Add bay leaves
  37. Add red bell pepper
  38. Add water
  39. Add tinned tomatoes
  40. Add tomato salsa
  41. Add coconut sugar
  42. Add sea salt
  43. Cook - approx 16 min, 100°C, speed 1
  44. Serve
  45. Sprinkle with prepared cheese
  46. Garnish with prepared coriander
  47. Drizzle with sour cream
  48. Garnish with prepared avocado
  49. Serve with prepared lime
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