Home-Style Meatballs (Albondigas Caseras)

65 mins (prep 20, cooking 45)
16 ingredients
1 servings
The word "tapa" in Spanish means top or cover (there are other meanings) Spain has many bars - one for every 120 persons. They are usually small and run by families. Coffee, water, soft drinks and liquor. They serve food also. They have the time and ingredients for these small dishes. In the early days tapas were served on small dishes placed as a cover over drinks. The tapas were small and sometimes they were free or sold for a small price. Today the dishes are larger and expensive. (4) recipes of the most commonly found tapas all over Spain.

Categories:  weeknight , european , spanish , ground-beef , beef , meat , number-of-servings , <-4-hours , appetizer , time-to-make ,
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Serving Size (1458.57 g)
Servings 1
Amount per Serving
Calories 4455.63 Calories from Fat 2842.02
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 315.78g 485.82%
Saturated Fat 109.65g 548.24%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 860.53mg 286.84%
Sodium 13301.99mg 554.25%
Total Carbohydrate 149.98g 49.99%
Dietary Fiber 9.5 g 37.99%
Sugars 12.81 g %
Protein 210.86g 421.72%
Vitamin A 61.03IU% Vitamin C 5.49mg%
Calcium 498.56mg% Iron 21.5mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
medium onion, small tomato