Mexican Meatballs

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1hr 5mins
7-8 dozen meatballs

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a small bowl, mash 4 garlic cloves and 1/2 teaspoon salt to make a paste.
  2. Mix together masa harina and 1/4 cup warm water in a big bowl.
  3. Add the ground meats, egg, garlic paste, remaining salt, and pepper; mix well.
  4. Shape meat mixture into 1-inch balls.
  5. Place the balls in a 15x10 inch baking dish.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until browned.
  7. Place tomatoes and chipotle peppers in the container of a blender; blend until smooth; press through a sieve into a bowl.
  8. Heat oil in a large pot.
  9. Add onion and remaining garlic that has been minced; saute and stir for 2 minutes.
  10. Add tomato mixture, bouillon, and cumin; bring to a boil.
  11. Lower heat, simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
  12. Add cooked meatballs; stir gently.
  13. Cook with cover on, for 10 minutes; season with additonal salt and pepper if needed.
  14. Transfer meatballs and sauce to a serving bowl.

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