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vegan albonigas with chipotle sauce

Mexican vegan albondigas en chipotle

This Mexican vegan albondigas en chipotle recipe has rice, bean, and mushrooms for the meatballs and then topped with a tomato and chipotle sauce or caldillo as we say it in Mexico. They really are extraordinary; you have to try them.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
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Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 6 people
Calories 342 kcal


  • blender
  • Food processor


  • cups brown or white rice, cooked
  • cup black beans, cooked and without their liquid
  • 8 oz sliced ​​mushrooms, 227 grs
  • 1 tablespoon of oil
  • 1 cup of breadcrumbs or panko
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • oil to brown the meatballs

Tomato soup with chipotle

  • 1 28 oz can diced tomato or its equivalent in natural tomato
  • 1 medium onion cut into pieces
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 2 chipotle peppers in adobo
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 sprig of coriander
  • 1 teaspoon of oil


  • In a frying pan, put the tablespoon of oil and brown the mushrooms for 10-15 minutes. When cooled, put them in the food processor along with the rice, beans, breadcrumbs, garlic powder, salt, and oregano. Press several times until everything is well integrated.
  • Shape the meatballs and brown very well in oil until they are browned on all sides.
  • To make the sauce, put all the ingredients, except the oil in the blender and blend until everything is perfectly well blended.
  • In a pot put the teaspoon of oil, heat a little and add the sauce. Bring to the first boil and lower the heat. Leave it for about five, seven minutes. Try and adjust if necessary.
  • To serve, bathee the meatballs with the chipotle sauce.


Calories: 342kcalCarbohydrates: 64gProtein: 11gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 924mgPotassium: 787mgFiber: 9gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 1423IUVitamin C: 21mgCalcium: 73mgIron: 3mg
Keyword albondigas, caldillo, cauliflower meatballs, chipotle sauce, mexican tomato broth


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