Perfectly seasoned meatballs are sautéed and then simmered in a scrumptious sauce made with tomato, chipotle & olive oil soup and water. These meatballs are so good you will definitely file this recipe under 'favorites'! Give them a try--your family will be glad you did!



Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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  • Stir the masa harina and hot water in a large bowl. Add the beef, pork, onion, garlic, oregano, salt and black pepper and mix thoroughly. Shape the beef mixture firmly into 16 (1 1/2-inch) meatballs.

  • Heat the oil in a 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the meatballs and cook for 10 minutes or until well browned and cooked through. Remove the meatballs from the skillet.

  • Stir the soup and water in the skillet and heat to a boil. Return the meatballs to the skillet and stir to coat. Reduce the heat to medium-low. Cook for 5 minutes or until the meatballs are hot, stirring occasionally.

Nutrition Facts

393 calories; 23.3 g total fat; 72 mg cholesterol; 895 mg sodium. 23.4 g carbohydrates; 22 g protein; Full Nutrition

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Rating: 3 stars
Meatballs were not bad but not very tender. I made this as I had no eggs nor breadcrumbs but had the cornmeal. Worked fine as a substitute but overall just OK. I added extra italian seasoning and roasted garlic rather than regular minced garlic. The flavor was fine. Good substitute if you don't have the usual ingredients. Everyone liked them but nothing to write home about. Read More