Texas Tamale Balls

1
Mary Lou Ivy

By
@mlou

These are one of my husband's favorite appetizers. You can ajust the spices to suite your taste. Enjoy!!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    lean beef
  • 1 lb
    pork sausage
  • 1 c
    v-8 juice
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 2 Tbsp
    chili powder
  • 1 tsp
    salt and pepper
  • 2 tsp
    each of cumin and paprika
  • 4
    eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 c
    crushed chips fritos or any flavor doritos

How to Make Texas Tamale Balls

Step-by-Step

  1. Mix meats, V-8 juice and eggs.
  2. Combine dry ingredients and add to meat mixture. Be sure that all dry mix is evenly blended with meat.
  3. Pinch off a small amount and roll into marble or bite size balls. NOTE: I used a small cookie scoop, either way works fine.
  4. Place on two large cookie sheets with sides. Bake at 350 for 25-30 minutes depending on size of balls.
  5. Sauce
    Use 2 bottles of Chili Sauce (you can find it where the cocktail sauce is located in the store). Add 1 tablespoon chili powder. Place sauce in small crock pot and add meatballs. Serve warm.

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About Texas Tamale Balls

Course/Dish: Meat Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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