Southwest Meatball Supper Recipe

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Southwest Meatball Supper

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Ingredients

3 Tbsp
vegetable oil
1 medium
onion, diced
1 Tbsp
chili powder
1 lb
lean ground beef
1/2 c
fine dried bread crumbs
1 large
egg
1/2 tsp
salt
16 oz
taco sauce
1 large
tomato, chopped
1 small
iceberg lettuce head, cored and shredded
1/4 c
monterey jack cheese, shredded
1 small
avocado, peeled and sliced
cilantro sprigs

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In 10" skillet, over medium high heat, heat 1 tablespoon oil.
2
Add onion and chili powder and cook about 5 minutes, stirring frequently until onion is tender and well coated with chili powder.
3
Remove from heat; let cool slightly.
4
Spoon onion into large bowl; wipe out skillet.
5
Add ground beef, bread crumbs, egg and salt to onion in bowl.
6
Using hands or wooden spoon, blend well.
7
Shape mixture into 1" balls.
8
To skillet, add remaining 2 tablespoons of oil and heat over medium high heat.
9
Add meatballs; cook about 12 minutes until well browned on all sides and cooked through.
10
Stir in taco sauce and tomato; bring to boil.
11
Reduce heat to low; simmer 5 minutes to blend flavors.
12
To serve: Arrange bed of shredded lettuce over platter.
13
Spoon meatball mixture over lettuce; sprinkle with cheese,if desired.
14
Garnish with avocado slices and basil spring, if desired; serve with taco chips.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Other Tag: Quick & Easy