TEXAS MARTINI MINI MEATBALLS
TEXAS MARTINI MINI MEATBALLS

TEXAS MARTINI MINI MEATBALLS

Yield
14 portions
Ingredients: Measure:
Ground beef, 80/20
1 lb
Ground Italian pork sausage
1/2 lb
Bread crumbs, Italian-style
1/2 cup
Egg, large, beaten
1 ea
Ro*Tel® Original Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies, undrained
1 (28 oz) can
Red wine
1/2 cup
Yellow onion, peeled, minced
1/4 cup
Garlic cloves, peeled, minced
1/2 tsp
Dark brown sugar
3 tbsp
Worcestershire sauce
1 tbsp
Hot sauce
1/2 tsp
Rice, long-grain
1 cup
Turmeric
1 tsp

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
    In a large mixing bowl, mix ground beef and ground sausage. Add bread crumbs and egg; mix well. Shape into mini meatballs, about ½ oz. each by weight. Place into a lightly oiled hotel pan. Bake for 15 minutes and pour off any excess fat.

  2. To the hotel pan, add the Ro*Tel Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies, red wine, onion, garlic, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce and hot sauce. Cover with aluminum foil and bake for an additional 15 minutes until an internal temperature of 165°F is reached.

  3. For Rice
    Cook long grain rice according to package instructions with the addition of turmeric to impart a golden color.

  4. Serving Suggestion
    Place approximately 2-4 tablespoons of rice in the bottom of a martini glass; place 3 meatballs with sauce over the rice.

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