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Enchilada Meatballs

This meatball appetizer recipe combines the authentic and flavorful goodness of enchiladas with the comfort and convenience of meatballs. Add a little adventure with LA VICTORIA® SALSA BRAVA® Hot Sauce to make the familiar flavor of enchiladas hot and exciting.

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37 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 2 cups finely crumbled cornbread
  • 2 cups LA VICTORIA® Red Enchilada Sauce, divided
  • 1/2 cup ice water
  • 1/4 cup freshly chopped cilantro or parsley
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Mexican cheese, divided
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • LA VICTORIA® SALSA BRAVA® Hot Sauce

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a large bowl, combine beef, pork, cornbread, 1 cup LA VICTORIA® Red Enchilada Sauce, ice water, cilantro, cumin, 1 cup shredded cheese, salt, and pepper; mix well.
  3. Gently shape meat mixture into 1-inch balls.
  4. Place meatballs on parchment paper-lined baking sheet.
  5. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until meatballs are cooked through.
  6. While meatballs are cooking, warm remaining LA VICTORIA® Red Enchilada Sauce in large saucepan.
  7. Slowly add remaining cheese and whisk well to combine.
  8. Add LA VICTORIA® SALSA BRAVA® Hot Sauce to taste.
  9. Remove meatballs from pan using a slotted spoon.
  10. Place in warm enchilada cheese sauce. Cook 2 minutes; stir to coat.
  11. Transfer meatballs to serving dish; serve with toothpicks.

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