Mariachi Beefballs and Rice

Mariachi Beefballs And Rice Recipe

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2 lb
ground beef
1 c
corn chips, crushed
1/2 c
1 large
egg, slightly beaten
2 tsp
2 1/2 Tbsp
unbleached flour
2 Tbsp
2 c
onion, sliced
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
mexican rice


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

How to Make Mariachi Beefballs and Rice


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

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About Mariachi Beefballs and Rice

Course/Dish: Beef
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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