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    Meatballs in Spicy-Sweet Sauce

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    1 hrs

    45 mins

    15 mins

    lynnbri13's Note:

    I got this recipe from a mexican cookbook and I use it all the time. My boyfriend is a huge fan of this dish and wants me to make it every night!!

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    1. 1
      Mix meat with rice or crushed tortilla chips, egg, half the onion, half the garlic, cumin, cinnamon, and raisins.
    2. 2
      Divide the mixture into even-sized pieces and roll into balls. Fry the balls in a non-stick skillet over med. heat, adding a tiny bit of oil if necessary to help them brown. Remove from the pan, set aside.
    3. 3
      Place the brown sugar in a blender or food processor with the vinegar, tomatoes, stock, chili powder, paprika, and remaining onion and garlic. Process, then stir in the chopped fresh herbs. Set aside.
    4. 4
      Heat the oil in the cleaned skillet, add the sweet potatoes, and cook till tender and golden. Pour in the blended sauce and add the meatballs.
    5. 5
      Cook for about 10 min until the meatballs are heated through and the flavors have combined. Season with salt and pepper. Serve with grated cheese if desired.

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    Nutritional Facts for Meatballs in Spicy-Sweet Sauce

    Serving Size: 1 (459 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 507.6
    Calories from Fat 263
    Total Fat 29.2 g
    Saturated Fat 9.2 g
    Cholesterol 125.9 mg
    Sodium 587.1 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 35.7 g
    Dietary Fiber 4.6 g
    Sugars 13.3 g
    Protein 26.0 g

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    mild chili peppers

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