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Meatball Stew

I invite you to prepare a delicious meatball stew, as rich and delicious as you imagined.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Lunch
Cuisine: Colombian
Keyword: meatball sweat, sweaty meatballs
Servings: 5
Author: Angela Vanesa Cañas


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons onion powder
  • Salt to taste.
  • ½ cup white cornmeal or wheat flour.
  • 4 cups water.
  • ½ teaspoon saffron
  • 2 potatoes cut into pieces.
  • 4 pieces of cassava.
  • Fresh coriander to taste.
  • 1 cup onion and tomato
  • Salt to taste.


  • In a bowl or bowl, mix the ground meat, onion and garlic powder, flour, and knead with your hands until everything is well integrated.
  • Divide the mixture and make the meatballs, about 10 or 12, and reserve.
  • In a large pot place the beef broth, meatballs, the cup of tomato and chopped onion, salt and saffron. Cook over medium-low heat for about 30 to 40 minutes.
  • Add the potatoes and cassava, and cook for another 20 to 30 minutes until they are tender.
  • If necessary, add more water, rectify flavor, add the coriander, and lower the heat.
  • Serve immediately.

Enjoy your meal!


    Remember that you can reduce the cooking time by cooking everything in the express pot for about 10 to 15 minutes after it starts chopping.