Meatballs In Chipotle Sauce

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Rated 4.7 / 5 based on 11 reviews

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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Latest Reviews

"A genuine pizza sauce !! I will not play with this recipe. I've will added this to my recipe book 'AS IS' THANK YOU!! I can do the happy food dance!! NOW !! THANK YOU!! 30 Stars!!!!!!" - chef grpa

"Add Parmesan cheese into the sauce while cooking. Use no salt added tomatoes. Use ground beef to cut down on sodium content." - lindasrecipes

"I followed this recipe exactly, and I've got to say it was the best I've tried so far, and I have tried many claiming to be be the best. I have to agree with danboy357, if you aren't following it exactly then you are kinda defeating the purpose of the recipe as written. I wouldn't change a thing, this is 'the one' when it comes to making your own sauce!" - lil nutbrown hare

"I bought a very cheap roast and stabbed it all over with a fork (just to make sure that it was dead). I used the mixed dry ingredients as a rub before sprinkling the rest over the meat. Like other people, I cut the dressing mix somewhat (but I did so to reduce the sodium content and not ... " - millereg

"A classic Italian dish prepared with tomato sauce and mozzarella, with a few additions by Chef..." - tammy schill

"I made this last night, it was a HUGE hit! my kids both loved it and my hubby devoured it and I loved it too, I will be making this again for sure! thanks for the recipe!" - donna

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