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Cheese Stuffed Mexican Meatballs

The whole family will absolutely love these flavour-packed meatballs with a cheesy gooey centre! YUM!  They take just 10 minutes to prep and 10 minutes to cook so make for a speedy meal.

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Cheese Stuffed Mexican Meatballs
Course Main Meals
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10
Cook Time 10
Servings
Ingredients
  • 500 grams lean beef mince
  • 1 free-range eggs
  • 1 red onion finely diced
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 1 tbsp sambal oelek (chilli paste)
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 cup plain corn chips crushed
  • 2 &1/2 tbsp reduced-fat mozzarella cheese sliced into 12 cubes
  • 1/2 bunch fresh coriander finely diced
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 1 tomato sliced into wedges
  • 1 Lebanese cucumber sliced
  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 & 1/2 tbsp extra light sour cream
Course Main Meals
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10
Cook Time 10
Servings
Ingredients
  • 500 grams lean beef mince
  • 1 free-range eggs
  • 1 red onion finely diced
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 1 tbsp sambal oelek (chilli paste)
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 cup plain corn chips crushed
  • 2 &1/2 tbsp reduced-fat mozzarella cheese sliced into 12 cubes
  • 1/2 bunch fresh coriander finely diced
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 1 tomato sliced into wedges
  • 1 Lebanese cucumber sliced
  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 & 1/2 tbsp extra light sour cream
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 200c and line a baking tray with baking paper.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine mince with egg, onion, garlic, spices, chilli paste, corn chips and fresh coriander.
  3. Divide the mix into 12 even portions.
  4. Take a ball of mince and slightly flatten it, place 1 cube of cheese in the centre, and form the mince around the cheese so it is covered completely.
  5. Place the meatball on a lined baking tray. Repeat this process until all balls are stuffed with cheese.
  6. Place meatballs in the oven for 10 minutes or until cooked through.
  7. While the meatballs are in the oven prepare the salad of baby spinach, tomato and cucumber.
  8. Divide the salad between 4 bowls and drizzle with olive oil.
  9. Place the meatballs on the salad and top with sour cream.
  10. Three meatballs with salad is one serve.
Recipe Notes

One serve is 305 calories

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