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Almondigas Recipe

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Fiipino
Keyword: filipino recipes, healthy soup, misua, noodle soup
Servings: 6
Calories: 363kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 lb ground pork
  • 1 piece patola ridge gourd, sliced
  • 4 ounces misua
  • 1 piece onion minced
  • 6 cloves garlic crushed
  • 3 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1 piece raw egg
  • 1 piece beef cube
  • 1/8 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 5 cups water
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil


  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the ground pork, half of the onion, raw egg, salt, ground black pepper, and flour. Mix thoroughly until all the ingredients are well incorporated. Set aside.
  • Heat a cooking pot and pour-in oil.
  • When the oil is hot enough, sauté the garlic and remaining onions.
  • Add the beef cube and fish sauce and cook for a minute.
  • Pour-in water and let boil.
  • Scoop about a tablespoon of the meat mixture and form it into a ball shape figure then drop in the boiling one after the other. Cook for 10 minutes.
  • Add the patola (loofah) and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Put-in the misua and cook for 1 to 2 minutes while gently stirring.
  • Turn off heat and transfer to a serving bowl.
  • Serve hot. Share and enjoy!



Serving: 6g | Calories: 363kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 12g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 1160mg | Potassium: 299mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 48IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 2mg