Slow Cooker Albondigas

slow cooker albondigasI recently shared how much I love make ahead meals and a good slow cooker recipe! I showed you how I made my Make Ahead Meatballs and froze them to use for family meals during the week. Today I share just one of the slow cooker recipes  I like using my make ahead frozen meatballs for, Albondiga soup! That’s right, Slow Cooker Albondigas using my homemade Frozen Turkey Meatballs!

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The reality is I’m a busy mom. I work from home but i’m still a wife and a mama!  I love cooking but I don’t often have time to babysit my meals so it’s easier to plan ahead and using make ahead steps and the slow cookers help is a life saver!

Let’s Make Slow Cooker Albondigas

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 Albondigas can be made with different types of meatballs traditionally I grew up eating beef meatballs. My family however, enjoys the the turkey meatballs best. I can’t taste the difference!

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Slow Cooker Albondigas
Serves 5
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
5 min
Total Time
5 hr 10 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
5 min
Total Time
5 hr 10 min
Ingredients
  1. 10 Frozen Turkey Meatballs
  2. 1-12oz pk Frozen Carrots
  3. 1 cup Diced Tomatoes
  4. 1/2 of an Onion, Diced
  5. 3 Potatoes, Diced
  6. 1/2 cup Long Grain Rice
  7. 3TBS Chicken Bouillon
  8. Salt to taste
  9. 10-12 cups of Water
Garnish
  1. Cilantro
  2. Lime
  3. Ground Oregano
Instructions
  1. Add all your ingredients into a slow cooker with 10 cups of water and stir
  2. Cook at High for 4-5 hours or until meatballs are fully cooked.
  3. If soup is too thick add another 2 cups of water and stir.
  4. Taste for salt and add accordingly.
  5. Garnish with fresh cilantro and a squeeze of lime
Notes
  1. Use our frozen Meatball Recipe
GUBlife http://growingupblackxican.com/
 Use our easy Make Ahead Meatball Recipe

Add ingredients into Slow Cooker to make Albondigas

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Add tomatoes and onion into slow cooker.

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Add the rice, potatoes, and chicken bouillon.

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Add the carrots, meatballs and 10 cups of water.

Cook at high for 4-5 hours or until meatballs are full cooked. 

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Slow-cooker-albondigas

Garnish with Cilantro and a squeeze of lime and enjoy!

The best part of these Slow Cooker Albondigas is being able to cook a childhood favorite for my family in a new way without compromising flavors.  It takes a little longer but there’s no need to babysit dinner. Just simply set up the slow cooker, set a timer, and walk away. 

What are your favorite slow cooker recipes? Let us know

Be sure to pin this Slow Cooker Albondigas recipe to your slow cooker recipes board!

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