Meatballs In Chipotle Sauce

Course : Beef
Serves: 4
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1 pound ground pork
1 pound ground beef
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
2 cloves garlic
3 large eggs
1/4 cup bread crumbs
1 teaspoon salt and pepper -- to taste
---Chipotle Sauce
6 medium chipotle chiles -- pickled or en adobo
6 medium tomatoes -- roasted and peeled
1 cup chicken broth
2 cloves garlic
3 teaspoon cumin seeds
1 tablespoon dried oregano
2 tablespoons lard
1 teaspoon salt and pepper -- to taste

Preparation / Directions:

Combine the pork, beef, ground cumin, garlic, eggs, bread crumbs, and salt and pepper to taste. Mix well. shape the mixture into medium-size meatballs. Cook the meatballs in the Chipotle Sauce for about 25 minutes. To make the Chipotle Sauce, puree the chiles, tomatoes, broth, garlic, cumin seeds, and oregano. Strain. Saute' the puree in light lard and season with salt and pepper to taste. Bring sauce to a boi


Nutritional Information:

3364 Calories (kcal); 261g Total Fat; (70% calories from fat); 184g Protein; 64g Carbohydrate; 1298mg Cholesterol; 1796mg Sodium

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