Tamale Meatballs

Tamale Meatballs Recipe

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Donna Roth

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@LuvnMom

Was in the mood for something a little different to do with some ground beef. I came across this recipe. It was totally the answer to my prayers and so very good. I could practically live on them. Everyone enjoyed them.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
makes 40-45 meatballs

Ingredients

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  • CORNBREAD

  • 1 box
    8.5 oz jiffy corn muffin mix
  • 1
    egg
  • 1/2 c
    milk
  • MEATBALLS

  • ·
    crumbled cornbread
  • 1
    egg
  • 2 can(s)
    (10 oz-ea) enchilada sauce (divided)
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 2 Tbsp
    diced onion
  • Dash
    pepper
  • 1-1/2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • ----------------------------------------

  • 2-1/2 c
    shredded monterey jack cheese

How to Make Tamale Meatballs

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 400º, grease 8" square pan.
  2. Blend corn muffin mix, 1 egg and milk until well mixed. Pour into prepared pan. Bake 20 minutes. Remove from oven, cool and crumble.
  3. Reduce oven to 350º. Combine cornbread, 1 egg, 1/2 cup enchilada sauce, salt, diced onion, pepper, ground beef and garlic powder, mix well. Shape into 1" balls and place in 13"x9" baking pan. Bake uncovered 35 minutes .
  4. In a sauce pan, heat remaining enchilada sauce. Top cooked meatballs with sauce and sprinkle with cheese. Return to oven until cheese melts.

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