Mexican meatballs. Loaded with the aromatic flavors of Mexican seasoning, minced meat and herbs, this meatball dish is destined for your comfort food menu. Check out the recipe to unlock the secret to making the juiciest meatballs from scratch! Undoubtedly, these spiced meatballs in lip-smacking sauce is bound to impress everyone.
Every dish of Mexican cuisine is expertly designed to wow your taste buds, so it’s no surprise that this Mexican inspired dish ticks all the right boxes. If you love meatballs with your favorite pasta, here’s a different version highlighting Mexican spices for you to try.
Introducing Mexican meatballs – juicy spiced meatballs simmered in lip-smacking Mexican sauce. Of course, the meatballs tastes great even without the sauce, but that’s just the perfectly delicious way to soak up the warm tortillas.
How To Make Mexican Meatballs
Well, you’ll need minced meat, bread, spices, and herbs. Plus, the right amount of salt and pepper.
In this recipe, the classic Mexican spices shine through creating a depth of flavor. Remember Mexican seasoning is the backbone of this dish which is actually different from taco seasoning. You can either use store bought seasoning or whip up from scratch like I did. And trust me, you can make it easily with spices that you already have in your pantry. Ground cumin, smoked paprika, dried oregano, chipotle pepper or red chili flakes, onion powder and garlic powder.
To make the meatball mixture, you’ll need to combine together minced beef and pork, Mexican spice mix, egg, breadcrumbs, parsley and mint. And don’t forget to season. At this stage, roll them into small meatballs and fry them in a pan.
Now let’s talk about the sauce for this Mexican meatballs recipe. Start with heating a little oil in the same pan. Quickly fry some chopped garlic followed by red bell peppers and jalapeño. Once they’re tender, stir in ground cumin, paprika, oregano and chili flakes.
You’ll also need to add in some canned tomatoes that’s going to make the sauce so vibrant and flavorful. Let this simmer for about 5 minutes before you add in the meatballs. Finally, cook the meatballs in the sauce.
Warm up some tortillas, add a dollop of sour cream and chop up some avocados to serve with Mexican meatballs. Oh so delicious!
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