ALBONDIGAS IN SPICY TOMATO SAUCE

Albondigas in Spicy Tomato Sauce --
 
  • Total Recipe Time: 50 minutes
  • Makes 4 servings

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1 pound Ground Beef
  2. 1/4 cup saltine cracker crumbs
  3. 1 large egg, slightly beaten
  4. 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  5. 2 tablespoons water
  6. 1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
  7. 2 tablespoons chopped chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  8. Hot cooked rice
  9. Chopped fresh cilantro (optional)

INSTRUCTIONS FOR ALBONDIGAS IN SPICY TOMATO SAUCE

  1. Combine Ground Beef, cracker crumbs, egg, 2 tablespoons cilantro and water in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Divide beef mixture into 12 equal portions; shape into meatballs. Set aside.
  2. Combine tomato sauce and peppers in stockpot; bring to a boil. Add meatballs. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 14 to 16 minutes, stirring halfway through cooking time to cover meatballs with sauce and ensure even cooking.
  3. Serve over rice, as desired. Garnish with cilantro, if desired.
  • Test Kitchen Tips
  • Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground Beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.
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