Picante Meatball Heroes
2 1/2 C. picante sauce
1 lb. ground beef
1 C. finely crushed tortilla chips
1 egg beaten
salt and pepper to taste
6 sub buns or long hard rolls
1/2 C. shredded cheddar cheese
In a mixing bowl, add the beef, 1/2 cup of the picante sauce, tortilla chips and egg. Mix together thoroughly, add salt and pepper to taste.
Shape into 18 (1 1/2inch) meatballs. Place meatballs on a baking sheet. Bake at 350° F. for about 15 minutes.
In the meantime, warm the remaining picante sauce, add the baked meatballs. Cover and let simmer for 15 minutes over medium-low heat.
Serve in split rolls, with the lettuce on the bottom. Place 3 meatballs in each roll and top with cheese.