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Yield: 10 Servings Ready in 45 minutes
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|2 lbs.ground beef; lean|
|2 cupscornbread; crumbled|
|1/2 tsp.kosher salt|
|1/4 cuponions; finely chopped|
|2 largecloves garlic; minced|
|16 oz.mild salsa; divided in half|
|1/4 cupmild taco sauce; divided in half|
|1/2 tsp.cayenne pepper; divided in half|
|8 oz.canned tomato sauce|
|1 Tbls.chili powder|
|4 oz.can mild chopped green chilies|
|2 8oz.pkgs. jalapeno jack cheese; cut into 60 small cubes|
|*NOTE instead of using thecheese cubes, you can shred; the cheese and sprinkle it ontop.|
Mexican Meatballs Preparation
In a large bowl combine corn bread crumbs, onion, garlic, cumin, salt, chili powder, green chilies and 1/2 the salsa, 1/2 the taco sauce and 1/2 the cayenne pepper,
Add ground beef and mix well.
Shape into 1 inch little meatballs and form the meatballs around each cheese cube. Make sure none of the cheese is exposed.
Place in baking pan.
Bake at 350 degrees, uncovered for about 15 minutes.
Meanwhile in a small saucepan heat the tomato sauce and the remaining salsa, taco sauce and cayenne pepper. Heat til simmering then pour over cooked meatballs and bake for another 10 minutes.
To serve, stick one toothpick into each meatball, pour sauce from baking dish on top. And serve warm.
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