Chipotle Appetizer Meatballs

Recipe by Iowahorse
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READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • To make the sauce, sauté the onion and garlic in the oil until they are lightly browned.
  • Add the tomato sauce, broth, and the chipotles in adobo sauce.
  • Heat the mixture to just under boiling and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Place the sauce in a blender or food processor and puree until smooth.
  • To make the meatballs, combine the beef, pork, onion, cilantro, bread crumbs, egg, and season with salt and pepper.
  • Gently mix, then form into small meatballs.
  • Pour a couple of tablespoons of the oil in a heavy saucepan and brown the meatballs.
  • Remove and drain.
  • Return the sauce to the pan, add the meatballs and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes to finish cooking the meat.
  • To serve: place in a chafing dish, garnish with the cilantro and serve accompanied with toothpicks.
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