Mexican Meatballs with Tomato Avocado Salad
Mexican Meatballs with Tomato Avocado Salad
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 10 min
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    Mexican Meatballs with Tomato Avocado Salad – These fast and easy beef meatballs are coated in enchilada sauce and are loaded with Mexican-inspired flavors the whole family will LOVE!! Great for busy weeknight dinners or easy-breezy entertaining!!

    Ingredients

    • one pound 93% lean ground beef
    • one 10 to 12-ounce jar enchilada sauce (I use medium heat), divided
    • 2 large eggs
    • 1/2 cup seasoned (Italian) breadcrumbs
    • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, plus more for garnishing
    •  3 to 4 cloves garlic, finely pressed or minced
    • 2 tablespoons dried minced onion flakes
    • 2 teaspoons cumin
    • 1 to 3 teaspoons chili powder, or to taste (I used 3)
    • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
    • 1 teaspoon kosher salt, or to taste
    • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, or to taste
    • pinch cayenne pepper, optional and to taste
    • about 3 Roma tomatoes or 2 medium/large tomatoes, diced chunky
    • 1 large ripe Hass avocado, diced into bite-sized pieces
    • about 1/4 cup fresh cilantro
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
    • 1 tablespoon lime juice
    • pinch sugar, optional and to taste

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 16
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 358 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 10 g 15.78%
    • Saturated Fat: 4 g 17.97%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 135 mg 45%
    • Sodium: 314 mg 13.07%
    • Calcium: 59 mg 5.89%
    • Potassium: 132 mg 3.77%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 5 mg 27.48%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 12 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 3.87%
    • Sugar: 1 g
    • Protein: 56 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 3.51%
    • Vitamin C 14.59%
    • 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 - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat8
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total7 oz-eq