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Albóndigas Estofadas (Meatball and Tomato Stew) |MyColombianRecipes.com

Albóndigas Estofadas al Tomate (Meatball and Tomato Stew)

Erica Dinho
5 from 11 votes
Course Main dish
Cuisine Colombian
Servings 6 - Servings



  • ½ pound of ground pork
  • ½ pound of ground beef
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 1 cup of aliños sauce see recipe here
  • Salt and pepper
  • ¼ warm water
  • ½ cup masarepa or precooked cornmeal


  • ½ cup of aliños sauce recipe here
  • 2 large carrots slice crosswise
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 cups beef stock
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon cumin powder
  • 2 large potatoes peeled and cut into small chunks


  • In a large bowl, combine the beef, pork, egg, aliños, salt, cornmeal and water. Knead with your hands until well mixed.
  • Shape the mixture into 12 small meatballs, set them on a plate.
  • Add the tomato sauce, beef stock, salt, pepper, cumin powder and bring to a boil, then add the meatballs. Reduce the heat to medium low, cover and let it cook for 40 minutes.
  • Add the potatoes and carrots. Cover and cook for an additional 30 minutes or until the potatoes and carrots are tender. Serve with white rice.
Keyword Colombian Food, Colombian recipes, Stew
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