Tex-Mex Meatballs in Chili Sauce
Three types of ground meat, beef, pork and ham, milk-softened bits of corn tortilla and typical Tex-Mex seasonings are combined to make these tasty meatballs simmered in chili sauce.
3 corn tortillas, finely chopped
1/2 cup milk
1/2 pound ground beef
1/2 pound ground pork
1/2 pound ground ham
1/4 cup onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 cup bottled chili sauce
1 cup beef broth
- Place chopped tortillas in a bowl with milk; let stand for 15 minutes.
- Add ground beef, ground pork, ground ham, chopped onion, chopped garlic clove, cumin, oregano, salt, and pepper. Mix thoroughly. Shape into 1-inch balls.
- Heat chili sauce and beef broth to boiling in a skillet; reduce the heat. Add the meatballs. Cover and simmer until done, about 15 to 20 minutes.
Makes about 36 appetizer servings.