Meatballs in Chipotle Sauce

  • prep: 20 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 20 min
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  • Summary

    Albondigas, the Spanish word for meatballs, is also the name of this traditional dish in which they are simmered in a spicy tomato sauce.

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/2 pounds ground pork
    • 1 medium onion, coarsely grated and squeezed firmly to remove excess liquid
    • 1 small zucchini, coarsely grated and squeezed firmly to remove excess liquid
    • 1 large egg
    • 1/4 cup dried breadcrumbs
    • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
    • Coarse salt and ground pepper
    • 1 (28 ounce) can whole peeled tomatoes, with juice
    • 1-2 chipotle chiles in adobo
    • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
    • Cooked rice and chopped fresh cilantro, for serving (optional)

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 549 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 44 g 67.04%
    • Saturated Fat: 15 g 72.69%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 122 mg 40.82%
    • Sodium: 208 mg 8.68%
    • Calcium: 50 mg 5.01%
    • Potassium: 576 mg 16.46%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 13.31%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 8 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 3.23%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 30 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 2.74%
    • Vitamin C 13.07%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat7
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat4
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total5 oz-eq

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