Miami is such a cosmopolitan city that almost every culture's food is well represented here. A Swedish friend served me this dish at her South Beach apartment once, and I couldn't help to make it a family tradition. I revised her meatball recipe and created this original fusion. Serve with toothpicks sitting in sauce.

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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Meatballs:
Sauce:

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Combine turkey, Parmesan cheese, cornmeal, Worcestershire sauce, egg, and jalapeno pepper together in a bowl; form into meatballs.

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  • Mix beer, chili sauce, pickle relish, and tequila in a separate bowl until sauce is evenly combined. Transfer sauce to a saucepan and add meatballs.

  • Simmer meatballs in the sauce over medium-low heat until meatballs are cooked through, about 30 minutes.

Cook's Note:

Substitute Italian bread crumbs for the cornmeal, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

228.4 calories; 15.2 g protein; 17.5 g carbohydrates; 69.6 mg cholesterol; 341 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

Reviews (2)

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Rating: 5 stars
09/10/2015
Loved. YUM. These would be great with the sauce thickened up over rice... or in a sandwich Read More

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Rating: 3 stars
04/06/2016
Just used the sauce with a premade frozen meatball. Although I didn't love the sauce many of our party guests did! Sauce is VERY runny and does not thicken over time--keep this in mind. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
04/06/2016
Just used the sauce with a premade frozen meatball. Although I didn't love the sauce many of our party guests did! Sauce is VERY runny and does not thicken over time--keep this in mind. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
09/10/2015
Loved. YUM. These would be great with the sauce thickened up over rice... or in a sandwich Read More