Tamale Balls

Recipe by riffraff
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READY IN: 50mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a large bowl, combine cornbread crumbs, 1/2 cup enchilada sauce, minced garlic (if using) and salt.
  • Add ground chuck and mix well.
  • Shape into 1-inch balls and place in a shallow baking dish.
  • Add a little more of the enchilada sauce, a tablespoon at a time, if it's not holding together good.
  • Meatballs can be made in advance up to the point and refrigerated; allow to come to room temperature before baking.
  • Bake uncovered, 18 to 20 minutes.
  • Meanwhile in a saucepan, stir together tomato sauce and remaining enchilada sauce and heat gently until heated through.
  • Transfer cooked meatballs to chafing dish or crockpot.
  • Pour sauce over and top with cheese.
  • Keep warm over low heat and serve with toothpicks.
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