Albondigas En Salsa Chipotle [Meatballs in Chipotle Sauce]

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1/2 lb Pork, ground finely
3 tb Vegatable oil
6 Flour tortillas; (6 inch)
1 Egg; beaten
1 c Tomato sauce
2 tb Flour
1/3 c Onions; finely chopped
1/2 c Beef broth
1/2 ts Oregano; dried
1 Onion; chopped
1/2 lb Beef, ground finely
1 tb Vegatable oil
2 tb Adobo sauce; (from chiles)
1/4 ts Cumin; ground
Vegatable oil; for frying
lettuce; Chopped
2 cloves Garlic; chopped
1 tb Cilantro; fresh minced
2 Chipotles; canned in adobo

Original recipe makes 6



MEATBALLS: Combine all the meatball ingredients, except the oil, and mix well. Form into 1 1/2-inch balls. Brown the meatballs in the oil, remove, and keep warm. SAUCE: To make the sauce, add the oil to the pan and saute the onion and garlic until soft. Add the remaining sauce ingredients, bring to a boil, reduce the heat, and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes until the sauce is thickened. Place the sauce in a blender or food processor and puree until smooth. Return the sauce to the pan, add the meatballs, and heat through. TORTILLA CUPS: To make the tortilla cups, pour the oil to a depth of 3 inches and heat to 375 degrees. Place a tortilla in the oil and let it float for a couple of seconds. Press the center into the oil with a can or ladle to form a bowl and fry until crisp, remove, and drain. To serve, place the lettuce in each of the tortilla cups, top with the albondigas, and serve. File

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GREAT Flovor! I wouldn't change a thing!
sydneysmom 9y ago

bit hot, will reduce the chipotle in the sauce
NanLT 10y ago

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