Albondigas Mexicanas

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Mexican meatballs are a hot, hearty meal easy enough to pull together on any day of the week. Albondigas, which is the Spanish word for meatballs, are the stars of this dish, bathed in a thick, smoky chipotle salsa that will have everyone coming back for seconds.

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For the Salsa:
5 Tomatoes
2 Garlic cloves skin removed
4 cups Beef broth or chicken broth
¼ White onion
1 Chipotle chili from a can of chipotle chilis
¼ cup Vegetable oil
¼ cup Water
For the Meatballs:
1 (¾ lbs.) Ground beef
3 Hardboiled eggs chopped into ¼-inch pieces
1 Large egg
¼ cup Breadcrumbs
¼ White onion finely chopped
½ cup Cilantro finely chopped
1 tablespoon Salt
1 teaspoon Black pepper

Prepare the Salsa

    Roast the Veggies

    Nutritions

    Calories
    1045

    Sodium
    2158mg
    89% DV

    Fat
    58g
    89% DV

    Protein
    98g
    196% DV

    Carbs
    18g
    6% DV

    Fiber
    8g
    33% DV

    Just like your favorite decadent spinach and artichoke dip, this cheesy Spinach Artichoke Chicken Casserole is rich, creamy, and full of garlicky flavor! With three different types of cheese, pasta, chicken, artichoke hearts, fresh spinach, Alfredo sauce, and a buttery Parmesan breadcrumb topping, this dish is an easy dinner that tastes like a special restaurant meal. Serve the casserole with a simple green salad and a side of garlic bread for the ultimate family supper!

    4 oz dry penne pasta
    15 oz jar Alfredo sauce
    8 oz cream cheese
    2 t minced garlic
    2 T red wine vinegar
    1 t grated lemon zest ( plus 1 T lemon juice )
    1/4 t ground black pepper
    2 c cooked shredded chicken
    2 cans quartered artichoke hearts ( 14 ounces each )
    2 c fresh baby spinach
    1/2 c shredded mozzarella cheese
    1/3 c Italian seasoned panko breadcrumbs
    1 ounce grated Parmesan cheese
    1 T salted butter
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    • Preheat oven to 400°F. Grease a 2-quart baking dish (such as 11 x 7-inch or deep 8-inch or 9-inch square); set aside.
    • Cook the pasta in a large pot of salted boiling water, according to...
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    Nutritions

    Calories
    807

    Sodium
    843mg
    35% DV

    Fat
    44g
    67% DV

    Protein
    53g
    107% DV

    Carbs
    43g
    14% DV

    Fiber
    17g
    70% DV