“From Towns, Trails and Special Times. Not your everyday meatballs!”
READY IN:
1hr 10mins
SERVES:
6
YIELD:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 12 cup instant rice, uncooked
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 12 ounces dry onion soup mix (or vegetable soup mix)
  • 14 cup sweet green pepper, finely chopped (or jalapeno pepper)
  • 14 ounces stewed tomatoes
  • 12 ounces light beer (may substitute with beef stock or broth)
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 3 tablespoons flour

Directions

  1. Mix together the ground beef, rice, eggs, dry soup mix and pepper. Shape into 6 large balls. Set aside.
  2. Combine tomatoes, beer and chili powder in a large, heavy, deep skillet. Heat to boiling over medium heat.
  3. Carefully drop meatballs into hot tomato mixture; cover and simmer for 45 to 55 minutes. Lift out meatballs and thicken sauce with 3 tbsp flour mixed with cold water, if desired.
  4. Serve meatballs with sauce in deep bowls with cornbread or crusty bread.

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