Mexican Meatballs

A nice change of flavour to a classic!

These Mexican style meatballs are the perfect finger food option. Add seasoned breadcrumbs for some extra crunch


  • 500g lean minced beef
  • 2-3 tablespoons taco seasoning
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • ½ red capsicum, seeded & chopped
  • 1 chopped small onion
Coating Ingredients
  • ¾ cup toasted fine dried breadcrumbs
  • Salt & pepper to taste
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  1. Combine all the ingredients in a food processor and mix until well combined. Roll into balls about 60g each.
  2. Either bake in a 180°C oven in a roasting pan with a little oil for 25 minutes, turning often, or pan-fry in a large, non-stick frying pan on low heat for 20 minutes, turning often.
  3. Remove from the pan and roll in the dried breadcrumbs seasoned with salt and pepper.

Handy Tips

To freeze: Cool, then place in an airtight plastic bag or container. 

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