Meaty-orites

Author: Canadian Living

Crispy-coated meatballs  make delicious dippers for chili sauce, ketchup or salsa on the side.

  • Portion size 24 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: March 2010

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup crushed tortilla chip
  • 1 lb lean ground pork
  • 1 onion grated
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons dry bread crumbs
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Method

Place tortilla chips in shallow dish; set aside.

In large bowl, combine pork, onion, garlic, egg, bread crumbs, chili powder, oregano, cumin, salt, pepper and 2 tbsp (25 mL) water.

Roll by rounded 1 tbsp (15 mL) into balls. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate, layered between waxed paper, in airtight container for up to 24 hours.)

Roll balls in tortilla chips. Place on foil-lined rimmed baking sheet. Bake, rotating sheet once, in 425°F (220°C) oven until instant-read thermometer inserted into centre registers 160°F (71°C), 18 to 20 minutes.

Nutritional facts Per piece: about

  • Sodium 54 mg
  • Protein 4 g
  • Calories 60.0
  • Total fat 4 g
  • Cholesterol 19 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 2 g

%RDI

  • Iron 3.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 2.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 1.0
  • Vitamin C 0.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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