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       Title: Mariachi Beefballs and Rice
  Categories: Beef, Meats
       Yield: 6 servings
  
       2 lb Ground Beef
       1 c  Crushed Corn Chips
     1/2 c  Milk
       1 ea Large Egg, Slightly Beaten
       2 ts Salt
   2 1/2 tb Unbleached Flour
       2 tb Butter or Margarine
       2 c  Sliced Onion
       1 ea Clove Garlic, Crushed
       1 ts Chili Powder
     1/4 ts Powdered Cumin
      19 oz (1 cn) Tomatoes, Undrained
       4 oz (1 cn) Green Chilies,Drained
     1/2 c  Sliced Ripe Olives
       1 x  Mexican Rice
  
   In large bowl, lightly combine ground beef with corn chips, milk, egg and
   1 t salt.  Cover and refrigerate 1 hour.  Shape into 15 meatballs, using 2
   Rounded Tablespoons meat mixture for each.  Lightly roll meatballs in 2 T
   Flour, coating completely.  In large frying-pan, cook meatballs in hot
   butter, half at a time, stirring until evenly browned.  Remove meatballs
   from frying-pan as they are browned.  In same frying-pan, cook onion and
   garlic about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.  In small bowl, combine
   remaining 1/2 T flour and 1 t salt, chili powder and cumin.  Stir into
   onions.  Add tomatoes, green chilies and olives.  Bring to a boil,
   stirring constantly; reduce heat, cover tightly and cook slowly for 30
   minutes.  Add meatballs to tomato mizture, cover tightly and cook slowly
   for 20 minutes.  Uncover and continue cooking slowly 10 minutes.  Serve
   meatballs and sauce over hot Mexican Rice.
   Mexican Rice:
   1     Pint Dairy Sour Cream                1/2   lb  Monterey Jack Cheese,
   4     Oz   (1 cn) Chopped Green                      cut into stripes
   3    Cups  Cooked Seasoned Rice                      Cheese
   Combine sour cream, chilies and salt.  in 13 x 9-inch baking pan, layer 1
   cup cooked rice, 1/2 sour cream-chili mixture and 1/2 cheese strips.
   Repeat layers and top with remaining cup of rice.  Bake in moderate oven
   (350 degrees F.) for 25 minutes.  Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and top
   with meatballs and sauce.  Continue baking for 5 minutes or until cheese
   melts.
  
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