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Sopa de Albondigas?

Mersenne twister Jan 8, 2008 12:37 AM

Where to find this Mexican meatball soup in town?

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    Rene Jan 9, 2008 12:51 PM

    We had this for lunch today at Fuegos. I've never had it before so can't really compare...it is very flavorful and spicy enough to still allow all the other flavors through. I liked it so much that I ordered some to serve at dinner tonight and they packaged the diferent layers separately for me to assemble when it's time to serve.

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    1. re: Rene
      rudeboy Jan 12, 2008 06:00 AM

      I had the same soup last night (along with some excellent crabmeat enchiladas topped w/cojita). It's a very flavorful soup. My only request would be a bit more rice in the meatballs. They give you a side of chopped up cilantro/onions/lime. It would be also be nice to have to have some chopped up jalapenos to go with it.

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      stellawine Jan 8, 2008 02:39 PM

      Just had wonderful Albondigas from the lunch buffet @ Fonda del Sol on E. 7th. . Don't know if they are a regular buffet item. BTW, a GREAT Sopa de Mariscos appeared , loaded with shrimp, mussels & crawfish, all in a super-seafoody broth. Whatta lunch !

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      1. re: stellawine
        amysuehere Jan 9, 2008 07:01 AM

        Soup Peddler is offering it this week.

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          amykragan Jan 9, 2008 07:12 AM

          From Soup Peddler:
          Sopa de Albondigas (Feeds 2-4)... $11

          "One of my favorite Mexican soups... mint and parsley-tinged meatballs are featured in a rich and spicy vegetable soup. One of our most labor-intensive soups, a pleasure to share with you... Freezes well. ..."
          http://www.souppeddler.com/SearchResu...

          1. re: amykragan
            Mersenne twister Jan 10, 2008 02:13 AM

            Yes, that's what made me ask. I'm curious how authentic the Soup Peddler version is.

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        Carter B. Jan 8, 2008 03:58 AM

        Azul Tequila has albondigas and I remember it being soupy though their menu description doesn't sound that way:

        http://www.azultequila.com/mexican3.html

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          exlnghrn Jan 8, 2008 03:23 AM

          I know that La Morado at MoPac and Parmer has Albondigas, but I'm thinking they're served as an entree, not as soup. I think El Gallo on South Congress may also serve them.

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