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Chili con Carne Meatballs


Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories per serving 571 kcal

Ingredients

  • 16 to 20 raw meatballs
  • ½ small onion chopped
  • 3 medium garlic cloves chopped
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • ½ green bell pepper
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 lb canned chopped tomatoes (450 g)
  • lb canned black beans (150 g), drained weight
  • lb canned sweet corn (150 g), drained weight
  • a handful fresh cilantro
  • 3 tbsp plain flour
  • 1 tbsp caster sugar
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 bay leaves
  • olive oil
  • pepper
  • salt

Instructions

  1. Coat the meatballs lightly with the flour. In a large casserole pour a splash of olive oil and place it over high heat until hot. Then add the meatballs.
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  3. Brown them on all sides until golden for 5 to 6 minutes.
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  5. Then remove them from the pan but keep the hot oil. Turn the heat lower and add the bay leaves, rosemary, chopped onion and garlic.
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  7. Gently fry the onion in the oil for 4 minutes. Then add the chopped tomatoes, tomato paste and sugar.
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  9. Stir well. Season with pepper and salt. Cover the pan and let the tomato sauce simmer for 20 minutes. Then add the browned meatballs back to the pan. Stir and add the drained beans, corn, freshly chopped cilantro and chopped green bell pepper. Season with the ground cumin, coriander and garam masala.
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  11. Turn the heat up until the meatballs and tomato sauce are boiling. Then turn the heat low again. Simmer the meatballs under a lid for 20 more minutes. Stir regularly. Check the seasoning in the end and add extra pepper or salt to taste if necessary. Scoop the sauce and meatballs onto deep warm plates. Serve piping hot.
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