Roasted Tomato Meat Balls

Try a new twist on a homemade meatball--this dish comes together quickly for a delicious dinner!

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

Meatballs

1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
1/2
cup Progresso™ plain panko bread crumbs
1
medium onion, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
1/2
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/2
teaspoon salt
3
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
egg, beaten

Sauce

1
tablespoon vegetable oil
1/2
cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton) or water
1
pouch (8 oz) Old El Paso™ Mexican cooking sauce roasted tomato
Cooked white rice, as desired
Fresh cilantro leaves, as desired

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In large bowl, mix meatball ingredients. With wet hands, shape mixture into 18 (1 1/2-inch) balls.
  • 2 Heat 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; add oil. Add meatballs, and cook 5 to 6 minutes, turning frequently to brown evenly. Reduce heat to medium-low; add chicken broth and cooking sauce. Simmer 15 to 20 minutes or until thoroughly cooked and no longer pink in center.
  • 3 Serve meatballs over rice and garnished with cilantro.
  • 1 In large bowl, mix meatball ingredients. With wet hands, shape mixture into 18 (1 1/2-inch) balls.
  • 2 Heat 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; add oil. Add meatballs, and cook 5 to 6 minutes, turning frequently to brown evenly. Reduce heat to medium-low; add chicken broth and cooking sauce. Simmer 15 to 20 minutes or until thoroughly cooked and no longer pink in center.
  • 3 Serve meatballs over rice and garnished with cilantro.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Prefer white meat? Try lean ground turkey instead of beef.

Want a great appetizer? Try making smaller meatballs; they will cook up slightly faster and are perfect for game-day festivities!

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
80mg
80%;
Sodium
560mg
560%;
Total Carbohydrate
11g
11%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
16g
16%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.