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
1 pound ground pork
1 pound ground beef
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
2 cloves garlic -- chopped
1/4 cup bread crumbs
salt and pepper -- to taste
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
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.
© Jim Catanich