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    Mexican Meatballs

    Mexican Meatballs. Photo by JoyfulCook

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    Judy-Jude's Note:

    This recipe is wonderful as an appetizer, served with crusty bread, or as a main dish, served in sub rolls and sprinkled with cheese, or you can add a (15 oz.) can of beans and serve as a meatball chili. It is one of my favorite recipes because it is so easy to prepare and so versatile. I often keep this hot in a crockpot to take to pot lucks and a get together with family and friends.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    • 1 lb ground beef
    • 1 envelope taco bell taco seasoning mix (or taco seasoning mix of your choice)
    • 1 egg, beaten
    • 1/2 cup plain fresh breadcrumb
    • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
    • 2 tablespoons peanut oil
    • salt and pepper
    • 1 (16 ounce) jar salsa, mild or hot
    • 1 (14 1/2 ounce) can tomato sauce
    • extra parmesan cheese, as a garnish (optional)

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Combine ground beef, 1/2 of the taco seasoning package, 1/2 cup salsa, bread crumbs, cheese, egg and salt/pepper to taste.
    2. 2
      Shape mixture into 1 1/2 inch balls and brown in large skillet in the peanut oil.
    3. 3
      Drain meatballs on paper towels.
    4. 4
      In a 2 quart sauce pan, add the tomato sauce, remaining salsa, taco seasoning and meatballs.
    5. 5
      Simmer for 30 minutes.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 22, 2011

      55

      These were quite delicious! Served with Mexican Rice it was one meal to be remembered!

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    • on March 08, 2011

      55

      First time I tried these I didn't have any taco seasoning on hand so instead I used a fajita seasoning and it was amazing! I make my own tomato sauce to serve with it and was a huge hit with the entire family. 2nd time making I used taco seasoning as the recipe states and the consensus was that they were both good but we preferred the fajita ones a little more. Thanks for a quick, easy and delicious recipe Judy. This meal has become a regular request for dinner at home.

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    • on January 13, 2009

      55

      Both my husband and I really enjoyed these Mexican meatballs. It was a great change and a good way to use ingredients I always have around the house. I used Pamela's Bulk Taco Seasoning Mix for the taco seasoning. I served it with steamed rice a green salad, and fresh tortillas. Since there's just the two of us, I put the remaining meatballs in the freezer for another meal. This was made in memory of Judy-Jude.

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    Nutritional Facts for Mexican Meatballs

    Serving Size: 1 (185 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 304.7
     
    Calories from Fat 166
    54%
    Total Fat 18.5 g
    28%
    Saturated Fat 6.3 g
    31%
    Cholesterol 86.0 mg
    28%
    Sodium 1006.7 mg
    41%
    Total Carbohydrate 15.1 g
    5%
    Dietary Fiber 2.6 g
    10%
    Sugars 5.8 g
    23%
    Protein 19.9 g
    39%

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    taco seasoning mix

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