Mariachi Beefballs And Rice Recipe

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Mariachi Beefballs and Rice

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Ingredients

2 lb
ground beef
1 c
corn chips, crushed
1/2 c
milk
1 large
egg, slightly beaten
2 tsp
salt
2 1/2 Tbsp
unbleached flour
2 Tbsp
butter
2 c
onion, sliced
1
garlic clove, crushed
1 tsp
chili powder
1/4 tsp
powdered cumin
19 oz
can tomatoes, undrained
4 oz
can green chiles, drained
1/2 c
sliced ripe olives
1
mexican rice

MEXICAN RICE INGREDIENTS

1 pt
sour cream
4 oz
can chopped green chiles
3 c
cooked seasoned rice
1/2 lb
monterey jack cheese, cut into strips
1/4 c
grated parmesan cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In large bowl, lightly combine ground beef with corn chips, milk, egg and 1 teaspoon salt.
2
Cover and refrigerate 1 hour.
3
Shape into 15 meatballs, using 2 rounded
tablespoons meat mixture for each.
4
Lightly roll meatballs in 2 tablespoons flour, coating completely.
5
In large frying-pan, cook meatballs in hot butter, half at a time, stirring until evenly browned.
6
Remove meatballs from frying-pan as they are browned.
7
In same frying-pan, cook onion and garlic about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
8
In small bowl, combine remaining 1/2 tablespoon flour and 1 teaspoon salt, chili powder and cumin.
9
Stir into onions.
10
Add tomatoes, green chiles and olives.
11
Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; reduce heat, cover tightly and cook slowly for 30 minutes.
12
Add meatballs to tomato mizture, cover tightly and cook slowly for 20 minutes.
13
Uncover and continue cooking slowly 10 minutes.
14
Serve meatballs and sauce over hot mexican rice.
15
MEXICAN RICE: Combine sour cream, chiles and salt.
16
In 13 x 9-inch baking pan, layer 1 cup cooked rice, 1/2 sour cream-chili mixture and 1/2 cheese strips.
17
Repeat layers and top with remaining cup of rice.
18
Bake in 350 oven for 25 minutes.
19
Sprinkle with parmesan cheese and top with meatballs and sauce.
20
Continue baking for 5 minutes or until cheese melts.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Other Tag: Quick & Easy