ENCHILADA MEATBALLS

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By JANET JORDAN
from BRISTOW, OK

This is a spicy meatball good for a tailgate party, or any kind of a get together.

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serves Serves 10 to 12
prep time 15 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Convection Oven

Ingredients

  •   2 c
    crumbled cornbread
  •   1 ( 10 ) oz
    can enchilada sauce divided
  •   1/2 tsp
    salt
  •   1 1/2 lb
    lean ground beef or chuck
  •   1 (10) oz
    can tomato sauce
  •   1 c
    shredded mexican cheese blend divided
  •   1/2 tsp
    red pepper flakes

How To Make

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • 2
    In a large bowl, combine the cornbread, half of the enchilada sauce,half of the cheese, salt and red pepper flakes. Crumble the beef into mixture, and blend well.Using your hands. Shape into 1 inch meatballs and place on a 10 by 15 pan or cookie sheet with sides. to catch the grease.
  • 3
    Bake for 18 to 22 minutes in the preheated oven, until meat is cooked through.
  • 4
    While the meatballs are cooking, warm the tomato sauce and the remaining enchilada sauce in a saucepan. Remove the meatballs from the pan using a slotted spoon, and place in a serving dish. Pour the heated sauce over the meatballs and sprinkle with the rest of the cheese.
  • 5
    Provide toothpicks for serving. (If you want serve on a bed of rice).