enchila-ti-da meatballs

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a recipe by
Lorah Hodges
Corpus Christi, TX

Great for an appetizer, or serve with some spanish rice and pinto beans for a meal.

★★★★★ 1
serves 6 - 8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For enchila-ti-da meatballs

  • 11/2 lb
    ground chuck
  • 1/2 c
    chopped onions
  • 1 can
    10 oz. hot enchilada sauce
  • 2 c
    crumbled cornbread (not sweet)
  • 1 can
    10 oz. tomato sauce
  • 1 1/2 c
    mexican blend shredded cheese
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 pkg
    taco seasoning mix

How To Make enchila-ti-da meatballs

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  • 2
    In a large ball, combine to crumbled cornbread, half of the enchilada sauce, half of the cheese and salt. Crumble the beef into the mixture and mix well with your hands. Shape mixture in to 1 inch balls and place on a cookie sheet or pan with side to catch grease.
  • 3
    Bake 20 min. or until cooked through
  • 4
    While those are cooking, heat in a small saucepan the rest of the enchilada sauce with the tomato sauce. Heat through.
  • 5
    When meatballs are done, transfer them to a serving dish and pour the heated sauce over them. I top with the remaining cheese and serve with toothpicks.