“This is so good! Lots of flavour. The meatballs are a wonderful texture. There is lots of sauce, so serve plenty of rice, pasta, etc., to catch it.”
READY IN:
1hr
SERVES:
4
YIELD:
30-35 meatballs
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. For meatballs: Make crumbs of crackers.
  2. Combine crackers, salt, chili powder, pepper flakes, milk, and egg.
  3. Stir in onions and green pepper.
  4. Add ground beef and mix well.
  5. Form into 30-35 meatballs.
  6. Heat oil in a skillet.
  7. Add meatballs and fry over medium heat until done.
  8. Remove from pan.
  9. Drain grease from pan and wipe out with a paper towel.
  10. For the sauce: Heat oil in same skillet meatballs were cooked in.
  11. Saute garlic, onion, and celery until soft.
  12. Stir in the flour.
  13. Gradually stir in the beef broth, stirring well.
  14. Stir in tomato sauce, chili powder, cumin, and pepper.
  15. Cook until well combined and bubbly.
  16. Add meatballs.
  17. Simmer, uncovered, 15-20 minutes, until sauce is a suitable consistency.

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