Family Tested & Approved
mc/cormic mexican meatball seasoning (albondigas al chipotle)
mesquite liquid smoke
green bell pepper, sliced
red bell pepper , sliced
fresh hatch green chilies , seeded and sliced
lowfat cream cheese (or low-fat youguart)
salt and black pepper to taste
water if preparing on stovetop
Combine first 3 ingredents in zip lock baggie and refridgerate 2 hours if possible.
STOVE TOP METHOD: Heat skillet on stovetop over med high heat. Add 2-3T oil and pork mixture. sauté for 2-3 min until slightly browned.
add veggies, saute 2-3 min.
Add tomato paste. Saute until warm.
Add water, salt and pepper . Lower heat to med low and cover w/tight fitting lid.
cook 15 minutes or until pork is cooked through.
Mix in cream cheese. Heat , serve over rice if desired.
DIRECTIONS FOR SLOW-COOKER / CROCKPOT
Follow step 1 in previous recipe.
Add pork mixture, tomato paste and veggies in oil-sprayed crockpot.
Cook on high for 2 hours / low for 3 1/2 - 4 hours.( stir after 1/2 of the cooking time)
Mix in cream cheese. Cover for 15 min.
Serve over rice if desired
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