Hot Tamale Meatballs
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INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 45
  • Preparation Time: 8
  • 4 c.tomato juice, divided
  • 3/4 c. cornmeal
  • 2 Tablesp. cumin, divided
  • 2 Tablesp. chili powder, divided
  • 3/4 teasp. salt divided
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teasp. cayenne pepper(want spicier, use more)
  • 1/2 lb. ground beef
  • 1/2 lb. bulk pork sausage
DIRECTIONS
  1. In a bowl, combine 1/3 cup tomato juice, cornmeal, 1 tablespoon cumin, 1 tablespoon chili powder, 1/4 teaspoon salt, garlic and cayenne.
  2. Add the beef and sausage, mix well.
  3. Shape into small balls.
  4. In a Dutch oven, combine remaining tomato juice, cumin, chili powder and salt; bring to a boil.
  5. Add meatballs; cover and simmer for 45 minutes or until meat is no longer pink.
  6. I'm sure this recipe could be adapted to a slow cooker.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
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