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Meatballs in Tomato Chili Sauce

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“Great Meat Recipe For Diabetics Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe):. Calories: 240, Fat: 6.5 g, Cholesterol: 60.9 mg,. Sodium: 435 mg, Protein: 29.3 g, Carbohydrate: 15.9 g. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 Meat, 3 Vegetable.”
READY IN:
55mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 lb ground pork tenderloin
  • 12 lb ground beef, rib eye steaks
  • 2 egg whites
  • 14 cup unseasoned breadcrumbs
  • 12 cup finely chopped zucchini
  • 14 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon minced jalapeno
  • 12 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 14 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • 18 teaspoon pepper
  • vegetable oil cooking spray
  • 1 -2 pasilla chile
  • 1 (28 ounce) can reduced-sodium diced tomatoes, undrained
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. Mix ground pork and beef, egg whites, bread crumbs, zucchini,onion, garlic, jalapeno chili, oregano, thyme, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper.
  2. Shape mixture into 16 meatballs.
  3. Spray large saucepan with cooking spray; heat over medium heat until hot.
  4. Cook pasilla chilies over medium heat until softened; discard stems, seeds, and veins.
  5. Process chilies and tomatoes with liquid in blender until smooth.
  6. Heat tomato mixture to boiling in large saucepan; add meatballs.
  7. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, until meatballs are cooked and no longer pink in the center, about 10 minutes.
  8. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

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