Almondigas Recipe

This meatball-and-noodle soup is a comforting Pinoy dish.

This meatball-and-noodle soup is a comforting Filipino soup dish. Made with misua (fine rice noodles), pork meatballs, and vegetables, this dish has many variations: some add grated carrots to the soup for texture and garnish it with leeks.


Almondigas Recipe

Mira Angeles
This meatball-and-noodle soup is a comforting Pinoy dish.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Side Dishes
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 4 to 6


Almondigas Ingredients

  • 1/2 kilo pork use ground pork
  • 1 Small onion minced
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/8 Cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoon Oil for frying meatballs
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 6 cloves Garlic crushed
  • 3 tablespoons fish sauce (patis)
  • 5 cups water
  • 1 medium Patola (Chinese Okra) sliced
  • 1 250-gram pack misua (fine rice noodles)


  • Make the meatballs: In a large mixing bowl, combine the ground pork, half of the onion, egg, salt, ground black pepper, and flour. Mix thoroughly until all the ingredients are well incorporated. Set aside.
  • Preheat oil in a medium-sized pan and fry each meatball until cooked. Set aside.
  • Heat cooking oil in a medium-sized pot and sauté the garlic and remaining onions. Season with fish sauce and cook for a minute. Pour-in water and let boil.
  • Add the patola and cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Add the misua noodles and cooked meatballs and simmer for 1 to 2 minutes or until noodles are cooked. Serve immediately.
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