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Spicy Cocktail Meatballs

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Ingredients
  Ground beef 1 Pound
  Taco seasoning mix 1 1⁄4 Ounce (1 Envelope)
  Egg 1
  Canned whole green chilies 4 Ounce, chopped (1 Can)
  Chopped onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Margarine/Butter 1 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Shredded cheddar cheese 6 Ounce (1 1/2 Cup)
  Shredded monterey jack cheese 2 Ounce (1/2 Cup)
  Coarsely chopped tomatoes 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Mix ground beef, taco seasoning mix and egg.
Shape into 1-inch balls; place in single layer in 10-inch square casserole.
Microwave at HIGH (100%) until meatballs are firm and lose their pink color, 7 to 10 minutes, stirring once or twice during cooking.
Drain; cover and set aside.
Combine green chilies, onion and margarine in 2-quart casserole.
Microwave at HIGH (100%) until onions are tender, 2 to 3 minutes.
Blend in flour; stir in milk until smooth.
Microwave at HIGH (100%) until thickened, 3 to 4 minutes, stirring once or twice during cooking.
Stir in Cheddar cheese, Monterey Jack cheese and tomato.
Microwave at MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) until cheese is melted and smooth, 1 to 2 minutes, stirring once or twice with a wire whisk.
Add meatballs to cheese sauce.
Place in chafing dish and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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