A Delectable Journey Through The Flavors and Textures of Bola Bola Soup

As the days start to get colder and darker, it’s time to turn to comforting and cozy meals for warmth, and what better way to do that than with a steaming, hearty bowl of Bola Bola Soup? Infused with fresh herbs and spices, this soup is a beautiful combination of textures and flavors that never fail to hit the spot.


• 2 tablespoons of olive oil
• 4 cloves of garlic, minced
• 1 large onion, diced
• 2 large carrots, diced
• 2 stalks of celery, diced
• 2 tablespoons of paprika
• 3 cups of vegetable broth
• 1 can of diced tomatoes
• 1 can of white beans, drained and rinsed
• 1 cup of elbow macaroni, or any other small pasta
• 2 tablespoons of fresh or dried parsley
• Salt and pepper, to taste
• 2 cups of frozen bola bola balls (pork or beef)


1. In a large pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
2. Add the garlic, onion, carrots, celery, and paprika and sauté for about 5 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender.
3. Add the vegetable broth, tomatoes, beans, macaroni, and parsley and bring to a boil.
4. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for about 20 minutes, or until the macaroni is cooked and the vegetables are tender.
5. Add the frozen bola bola balls and simmer for 5 minutes, or until they are cooked through.
6. Season the soup with salt and pepper, to taste, and ladle into bowls.

Final Result

This Bola Bola Soup is a unique twist on a classic comfort food. Combining tender vegetables, flavorful spices, and delightfully chewy bola bola balls, this soup is sure to be a hit with the whole family. Serve it with a side of crusty bread or some freshly-grilled flatbread for the ultimate cold-weather meal.