Ingredients per serving


Prepare the Meatballs

  • Ground beef 4.0 lbs
  • Mint, chopped 0.25 cup
  • Cilantro, chopped 0.25 cup
  • Onion powder 3.0 Tbsp
  • Garlic powder 3.0 Tbsp
  • Cumin powder 1.0 Tbsp
  • Paprika 1.0 Tbsp
  • Eggs, large 2.0 each

Prepare the Broth

An authentic, hearty Mexican meatball soup typically made from ground beef and yerba buena (mint), served with a slow cooked beef broth and plenty of vegetables.



  1. Prepare the Meatballs

    • Combine the ground beef, herbs and spices with egg and form 2oz meatballs. Set aside and chill.
  2. Prepare the Broth

    • In a large stockpot, add the oil and cook the onions and carrots until soft. Add the tomato, adobo sauce and prepared Knorr Caldo de Res. Bring to a boil, then add potatoes and chayote and simmer until both are tender, about 15 minutes.
    • Add the formed meatballs and green beans and simmer for about 15- 20 minutes until the meatballs are fully cooked.
    • Serve in large soup bowls and garnish with radishes, cilantro and jalapeno.