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Meatballs con Queso

No recipe image available.Homemade meatballs in a creamy, taco-flavored cheese sauce with bits of mild green chiles. A great party appetizer.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 1/2 pounds ground beef
1 1/2 cups soft bread crumbs
1/3 cup chopped onion
1/3 cup milk
3 tablespoons chopped parsley
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 large egg
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 (4-ounce) can diced green chiles
4 cups (16 ounces) shredded processed cheese (such as Velveeta)
1 (1.25-ounce) package taco seasoning mix
3/4 cup water

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine ground beef, soft bread crumbs, chopped onion, milk, chopped parsley, pepper, and beaten egg. Shape into 1-inch balls.
  2. In a skillet, brown the meatballs in oil. Stir in chopped green chile peppers, shredded processed cheese spread, taco seasoning mix, and water. Cook over low heat until the cheese melts, stirring constantly.

Makes 24 to 30 appetizer servings.