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Mexican Meatballs

The Sauce (Seafood enchilada sauce from Everyday Paleo)Easy-Mexican-MeatBalls-Recipe
Note: prepare sauce or have it simmering prior to putting meatballs into the oven.

  • 1 medium onion, minced
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 cups tomato puree (make your own-about 4 large tomatoes pureed in a food processor)
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt

Saute the onions in coconut oil until limp.  Add tomato puree, garlic, chili powder, cumin, oregano and salt.  Mix well and let simmer for 15-20 minutes, stirring often.  Pour the sauce into a food processor and process until smooth.

Meatballs

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 lb ground pork
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 garlilc cloves
  • 1 tbsp oregano
  • 1/2 small onion, minced
  • 2 tsp cumin

Mix together all ingredients and form golf ball size meatballs.  Place meatballs into a glass dish (will probably need 2- makes about 24 meatballs) and bake at 375 for 15 min.  Then spoon sauce over the meatballs and bake for another 10-15 minutes.

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