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                            Meatball Chili Stew
 
 Recipe By     : Pace Picante Newsletter
 Serving Size  : 2    Preparation Time :0:45
 Categories    : Chili                            Fast/Easy
                 Meatballs                        Southwest
                 Tex-Mex
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      Cup           Picante Sauce
    1      Pound         Ground Beef
      1/2  Cup           Tortilla Chips -- Crushed
    1                    Egg -- Beaten
      1/4  Teaspoon      Garlic Powder
    1      Teaspoon      Oil
    2      Teaspoons     Chili Powder
    1      Can           Whole Tomatoes (28 Oz) -- Peeled
    1      Can           Kidney Beans, Canned -- Drained
                         Fresh Cilantro -- Chopped
 
 1)Mix 1/2 of the Picante Sauce, beef, chips, egg and garlic powder thoroughly and
shape firmly into 24 (1") meatballs.
 2)In a Dutch oven over medium high heat, heat the oil. COok meatballs in 2
batches until evenly browned. Set meatballs aside. Pour off fat.
 3)Add remaining picante sauce, chili powder, tomatoes and beans. Heat to a boil.
Return meatballs to the pan. Cover and cook over low heat for 10 minutes or until
meatballs are done. Top with cilantro and additional crushed tortilla chips
 
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