Mr Plain informed me this weekend that we will not being having a Super Bowl party. I was unaware up until this point that we were. I guess, the Packers lost this weekend. ( Mr Plain=big Packer fan) If they did go to the Super Bowl, we were having a party? Well, not really he tells me. Too much work. But...it was still a possibility. I haven't actually paid much attention to it all. Football is not my thing. But, a Super Bowl party with tons of appetizers and junk food..that...wouldn't be the worse way to spend an evening.
How about these meatballs for a great appetizer for a party? Super Bowl or otherwise. You can just make them for dinner too..perfectly acceptable. These meatballs are like little tamales rolled up in a ball. They have a great taste and you will find it tough to eat just one.
1-8.5oz box of corn muffin mix
1 1/2lb of ground beef
1/2 cup milk
2-10oz cans enchilada sauce (homemade version)
2 TBSP diced onion
1 tsp garlic powder
2 1/2 cups shredded Monterrey Jack cheese
salt/pepper, to taste preference
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray 8in baking dish with non stick cooking spray. Mix corn muffin mix,milk, and 1 egg well. Pour into prepared pan. Bake 20 mins. Let cool completely and crumble. Reduce heat to 350 degrees. In a mixing bowl, mix corn muffin crumbles,1 egg, 1/2 cup enchilada sauce, salt, pepper, onion, and garlic powder with ground beef. Mix well and form into balls. Bake for 40 minutes in a greased 13 x 9 baking dish. Take from oven and top with remaining enchilada sauce and cheese. Bake until cheese is melted.
Makes approx 40 meatballs, depending on size.