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Green Chile Meatballs
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1 1/2 pounds ground beef
3/4 cup crushed dry bread crumbs (about 1 1/2 slices bread, dried/toasted)
1/4 cup milk
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
1 cup frozen green chile, thawed and drained
1 Tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1 1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 egg

Mix together all ingredients. Form into 1" balls, place on cookie sheet or other shallow pan. Cover with plastic wrap and place in the freezer until solid (3-4 hours or overnight).


1/4 cup vegetable or canola oil
1/4 cup flour
1 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 cups water
1/4 cup frozen green chile, thawed
1 cup sour cream

Brown meatballs in oil, remove and keep warm. Blend flour, paprika, salt and pepper into oil in skillet. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until mixture is bubbling. Remove from heat and add the 2 cups water. Heat to boiling, whisking continually - boil for one minute, reduce heat and gradually stir in the sour cream. Add meatballs and heat through. Serve with cooked pasta.