Meatballs In Chipotle Sauce

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Prep Time: 10 min
Total Time: 35 min
Yield: 8 Serving

Nutrition facts:
240 calories
9 grams fat

Ingredients

Meatballs

1 pound ground pork

1 pound ground beef

1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

2 cloves garlic -- chopped

3 eggs

1/4 cup bread crumbs

salt and pepper -- to taste

Chipotle Sauce

6 chipotle chiles -- pickled or en adobo

6 medium tomatoes -- roasted & peeled

1 cup chicken broth

2 cloves garlic

3 cumin seeds

1 tablespoon dried oregano

2 tablespoons lard

Salt and pepper -- to taste

Directions

Combine the pork, beef, ground cumin, garlic, eggs, bread crumbs, and salt and pepper to taste.

Mix well. shape the mixture into medium-size meatballs.

Cook the meatballs in the Chipotle Sauce for about 25 minutes.

To make the Chipotle Sauce, puree the chiles, tomatoes, broth, garlic, cumin seeds, and oregano. Strain. Saute' the puree in light lard and season with salt and pepper to taste. Bring sauce to a boil.




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