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Spicy Party Meatballs

 Spicy Party Meatballs
These spicy meatballs are great served with fresh veggies for a nice change of pace.—Sue Yaeger, Brookings, South Dakota
8-10 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min.


  • 1-1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1-1/2 cups soft bread crumbs
  • 1/2 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 pound Mexican or plain process cheese (Velveeta), cubed
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
  • 1 package (1-1/4 ounces) taco seasoning


  • In a bowl, combine first seven ingredients. Shape into 1/2-in. balls.
  • Cook in a skillet over medium-high heat 2 to 3 minutes or until
  • browned; drain.
  • In a saucepan, combine cheese, green chilies and taco seasoning; stir
  • until well blended and the cheese melts. Add meatballs; cover and
  • simmer until heated through. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Wine: Sweet Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.