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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.

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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15 Minutes
22 Minutes
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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