Mexican Meatballs

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READY IN: 1hr 5mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • In a small bowl, mash 4 garlic cloves and 1/2 teaspoon salt to make a paste.
  • Mix together masa harina and 1/4 cup warm water in a big bowl.
  • Add the ground meats, egg, garlic paste, remaining salt, and pepper; mix well.
  • Shape meat mixture into 1-inch balls.
  • Place the balls in a 15x10 inch baking dish.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until browned.
  • Place tomatoes and chipotle peppers in the container of a blender; blend until smooth; press through a sieve into a bowl.
  • Heat oil in a large pot.
  • Add onion and remaining garlic that has been minced; saute and stir for 2 minutes.
  • Add tomato mixture, bouillon, and cumin; bring to a boil.
  • Lower heat, simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Add cooked meatballs; stir gently.
  • Cook with cover on, for 10 minutes; season with additonal salt and pepper if needed.
  • Transfer meatballs and sauce to a serving bowl.
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