Mexican Meatballs

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 471 calories
    • Calories 63 calories from fat
    • Fat 33 g
    • Sat Fat 11 g
    • Cholesterol 141 mg
    • Sodium 1,709 mg
    • Protein 2 g
    • Carbohydrate 18 g
    • Sugar 14 g
    • Fiber 2 g

Ingredients

  1. Check 2tablespoons olive oil
  2. Check 1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped
  3. Check 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  4. Check 1 jalapeno, seeded and finely chopped
  5. Check 1pound ground pork
  6. Check 1/2cup dry bread crumbs
  7. Check 1 large egg
  8. Check 2teaspoons kosher salt
  9. Check 1/4teaspoon black pepper
  10. Check 1teaspoon ground cumin
  11. Check 1 16-ounce jar salsa

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 400° F.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large, preferably ovenproof skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and cook until softened, about 3 minutes. Add the garlic and jalapeño and cook for 1 minute. Remove from heat; let cool.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the pork, bread crumbs, egg, salt, pepper, cumin, and onion mixture. Shape into 12 meatballs.
  4. Wipe out skillet, add the remaining oil, and heat over medium-high heat. Brown the meatballs on all sides, about 7 minutes total. If not using an ovenproof skillet, transfer the meatballs to a baking dish.
  5. Pour the salsa over the top. Bake until cooked through, about 25 minutes.