Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Tasty Tuesday: Tex-Mex Meatballs

1 pound ground beef
1 egg
1 (7 ounce) package of Spanish rice
1/2 cup water
2 (15 ounce) cans stewed tomatoes
1 large onion, sliced
1 large green pepper, sliced
2 tsp chili powder
1 package tortilla chips
1/2 cup shredded Monterrey Jack cheese with jalapenos

Combine ground beef, egg, rice mix, and water in a large bowl; mix well.  Shape into 1 1/2 inch meatballs.  Chill for several minutes to firm.

Brown meatballs in a large skillet over medium-high heat; pour off drippings. Add tomatoes, onion, and green pepper.  Sprinkle with chili powder.

Simmer, covered, for 20 minutes or until meatballs are cooked through and rice is tender.

Arrange tortilla chips in serving dish. Spoon in meatballs and sauce. Sprinkle with cheese and serve. 


  1. Mmmm... I will definitely make this dish!!! Thanks for sharing!

    1. Darlene, you are welcome! Thanks for stopping by to check my recipe out.

  2. Oh, yummy!! I am going to have to make this one. Thanks for sharing. :)

    1. Mary, you are very welcome! Thank you for stopping by to check out my recipe.

  3. Yes, I'm going to make these meatballs --- just the kind of thing that I like making and --- eating!!!

    1. Betty, you will have to let me know how you like them! Thank you for dropping in to check out my recipe and comment!