Beef and Chorizo Meatballs with Chipotle Sauce
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Mexican
  • •2 lbs ground beef
  • •1/2 lb chorizo
  • •1/2 medium white onion, chopped
  • •1/2 tsp chopped basil
  • •1/2 tsp chopped rosemary
  • •1 egg
  • •salt and pepper to taste
  • •2 large roma tomatoes
  • •1/2 medium white onion
  • •1 garlic clove
  • •1 chipotle in adobo sauce pepper
  • •2-3 cups chicken broth
  • •salt to taste
  1. In a large bowl mix ground beef, chorizo, chopped onion, basil, rosmary and egg. Season to taste.
  2. Form meatballs of about 1" in diameter.
  3. Blend together tomatoes, white onion, garlic and chipotle pepper with 1 cup of the chicken broth. Pour into a sauce pan over medium high heat.
  4. Heat up 3-4 TBSP of canola oil in a frying pan. Place meatballs in the frying pan and turn them over when they start to brown. When they are brown from both sides transfer them to the chipotle sauce.
  5. Pour the rest of the chicken broth and bring to a boil.
  6. Reduce heat to low, season to taste and simmer for about 10 minutes.
  7. Serve with Mexican rice and enjoy!
Recipe by What's Cooking, Mexico? at