Mariachi Meatballs Recipe

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Mariachi Meatballs
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  1. In large bowl, lightly combine ground beef with corn chips, milk, egg and 1 t salt.
  2. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour.
  3. Shape into 15 meatballs, using 2 Rounded Tablespoons meat mixture for each.
  4. Lightly roll meatballs in 2 T Flour, coating completely.
  5. In large frying-pan, cook meatballs in hot butter, half at a time, stirring until evenly browned.
  6. Remove meatballs from frying-pan as they are browned.
  7. In same frying-pan, cook onion and garlic about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  8. In small bowl, combine remaining 1/2 T flour and 1 t salt, chili powder and cumin.
  9. Stir into onions.
  10. Add tomatoes, green chilies and olives.
  11. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; reduce heat, cover tightly and cook slowly for 30 minutes.
  12. Add meatballs to tomato mizture, cover tightly and cook slowly for 20 minutes.
  13. Uncover and continue cooking slowly 10 minutes.
  14. Serve meatballs and sauce over hot rice.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 592.45 Kcal (2480 kJ)
Calories from fat 330.4 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 36.71g 56%
Cholesterol 135.31mg 45%
Sodium 1205.82mg 50%
Potassium 634.71mg 14%
Total Carbs 33.59g 11%
Sugars 3.36g 13%
Dietary Fiber 3.49g 14%
Protein 33.9g 68%
Vitamin C 15.1mg 25%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 4.3mg 24%
Calcium 137.7mg 14%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 204.75 Kcal (857 kJ)
Calories from fat 114.19 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.69g 56%
Cholesterol 46.76mg 45%
Sodium 416.73mg 50%
Potassium 219.35mg 14%
Total Carbs 11.61g 11%
Sugars 1.16g 13%
Dietary Fiber 1.21g 14%
Protein 11.72g 68%
Vitamin C 5.2mg 25%
Iron 1.5mg 24%
Calcium 47.6mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 14.2
  • 16

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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