Cheese-stuffed Taco Meatball Recipe

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Christian Hopkins Modified: March 22, 2022
Cheese-stuffed Taco Meatball Recipe

How To Make Cheese-stuffed Taco Meatball

In this rendition of the classic meatball recipe, tortilla chips are crushed and inside a taco meatball along with cheese for a crunchy and cheesy treat.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1lbground beef
  • cuponion,minced
  • ¼cupcilantro,fresh minced
  • 2tbsptaco seasoning
  • 1egg
  • ½cuptortilla chips,crushed
  • ¼lbjack cheese,cut into 12 equal cubes
  • vegetable oil

For Garnish:

  • salsa
  • cilantro,fresh
  • sour cream

Instructions

  1. Crush the chips in a plastic bag.

  2. In a bowl, combine all ingredients except the cheese and vegetable oil. Stir until fully incorporated.

  3. With your hands, grab about a golf ball-sized amount of the ground beef mixture and slightly flatten it in your palm.

  4. Take 1 cube of cheese, place it in the the middle, and press the beef around it so the cheese is fully covered and in the center of the meatball.

  5. Heat a thin layer of vegetable oil in a cast-iron pan over medium to medium-high heat.

  6. Once the pan is hot, cook the meatballs. Rotate them throughout cooking to brown all sides and cook through.

  7. Once meatballs are fully cooked and browned, remove from the pan and top with salsa, sour cream, and cilantro.

  8. Enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 162.54kcal
  • Fat: 12.14g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.90g
  • Trans Fat: 0.46g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.10g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.72g
  • Carbohydrates: 3.05g
  • Fiber: 0.41g
  • Sugar: 0.44g
  • Protein: 9.55g
  • Cholesterol: 48.58mg
  • Sodium: 197.73mg
  • Calcium: 83.55mg
  • Potassium: 145.39mg
  • Iron: 1.03mg
  • Vitamin A: 29.29µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.58mg
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