Meatballs in Spicy Tomato Sauce

40 8 servings, 1/8 recipe (316 g) each
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Prep Time
15
min.
Total Time
40
min.
Servings

8 servings, 1/8 recipe (316 g) each

Meatballs get their spicy on in this quick-to-make weeknight dish, thanks to a flavourful tomato sauce made with chipotle peppers.

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  • Blend first 3 ingredients in blender until smooth; pour into large saucepan. Bring to boil.
  • Meanwhile, mix all remaining ingredients except rice just until blended; shape into 24 meatballs, using about 1/4 cup for each.
  • Drop meatballs gently into boiling tomato sauce; cover. Simmer on medium-low heat 20 to 25 min. or until meatballs are done (165°F). Serve with rice.

Shortcut

Use a small ice cream scoop with a release mechanism to easily shape meat mixture into balls. The scoop lets you shape the meatballs without using your hands so there's less chance of spreading bacteria from the raw meat around your kitchen.

Substitute

Prepare using long-grain brown rice.

Purchasing Ground Beef

When purchasing ground beef, always check the label to ensure that the meat has been ground on the day of purchase. If you can't use the meat immediately, wrap it tightly and freeze until ready to use. For best quality, use within 2 months.

Servings

  • 8 servings, 1/8 recipe (316 g) each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings, 1/8 recipe (316 g) each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 440
% Daily Value
Total fat 12g
Saturated fat 4.5g
Cholesterol 115mg
Sodium 650mg
Carbohydrate 47g
Dietary fibre 2g
Sugars 5g
Protein 33g
   
Vitamin A 10 %DV
Vitamin C 30 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 30 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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