Albondigas (Spanish meatballs)

25 May

Ingredients:
1/2 lb. ground pork
1/2 lb. ground beef
cinnamon sticks
1 garlic cloves
1 piece of Abuelita chocolate
marjoram/Mexican oregano
nutmeg
pepper
1 bunch parsley
sugar
1 onion, minced
1 medium or 2 small tomatoes, peeled and diced
2 eggs
salt
handful of rice
water
1 cup port wine or dry red wine
dash – 1 tbs. apple cider vinegar

Directions:
1.  Mix together pork and beef.  Then, mix with cinnamon, garlic, chocolate, nutmeg, pepper, rice, 2 eggs, parsley, and salt.  Partition out and roll into meatballs.
2.  Brown meatballs in a large pan/skillet, in batches if necessary.  Then, place together in pan and cover with water.  Bring to boil and simmer until liquid is almost gone.
3.  Pour port into pan and simmer until gone.
4.  Whisk together apple cider vinegar, onion, oregano, and tomato.  Blend/food-process briefly or mashed together.
5.  Serve sauce over meatballs.

For a video of how to cook the meatballs, click here.  For a video of how to prepare the salsa, click here.  Special thanks to El Oso’s Famous Kitchen for making and posting the videos!

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