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Chipotle Albondigas Meatballs

Chipotle Albondigas Meatballs

June 22, 2018

  • Yields: 12 servings
Chipotle Albondigas Meatballs


1Combine Ground Beef, bread crumbs, egg, 2 tablespoons cilantro, 1/2 teaspoon chipotle chili powder and 1/2 teaspoon salt in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Shape into 24 one-inch meatballs. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Place meatballs in skillet; cook 8 minutes or until browned on all sides.

2Add tomato sauce, remaining 2 tablespoons cilantro and remaining 1/2 teaspoon chipotle chili powder; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 8 to 10 minutes, stirring once.

3Serve meatballs on skewers or on platter with toothpicks. Sprinkle with cilantro, if desired.


1 pound Ground Beef

1/4 cup soft whole wheat bread crumbs

1 large egg, slightly beaten

4 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro, divided

2 tablespoons water

1 teaspoon ground chipotle chili powder, divided

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce

Chopped fresh cilantro (optional)


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size1 serving
Total Fat5g
Saturated Fat2g
Total Carbohydrates3g
Dietary Fiber0.7g

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