Picante Meatball Heroes

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

shredded lettuce

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.


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