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A Tom Douglas® Recipe

Using our Easy Meatball Base


Using our Easy Meatball Recipe add the following: 

  • Easy Meatball Base ingredients 
  • PLUS 2 Tablespoons of Rub with Love Taco Spice
  • 1 serrano pepper 
  • 1/4 white onion, diced 
  • 4 tomatillos, peeled 
  • 2 garlic cloves 
  • 1/4 cup white rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup cilantro (plus extra sprigs for garnish)
  • Pinch of salt and pepper 
  • 1/4 cup cotija cheese (for garnish)
  • 1/2 sliced avocado (for garnish)
  • Corn or flour tortillas 


Prepare Tomatillo Salsa:

  1. Place tomatillos, serrano pepper, onion, garlic, cilantro, and white rice vinegar to a blender 
  2. Blend to a course puree. 
  3. Season with salt and pepper to taste. 
  4. Add a pinch of Rub with Love Taco Spice for good measure! 
  5. Prepare the meatballs in a skillet using the Easy Base Meatball Recipe
  6. Add green tomatillo salsa to the skillet with the seared meatballs. 
  7. Cook about 5-6 minutes on medium-low. 
  8. Transfer skillet from burner and finish in the pre-heated oven for about 5-8 minutes. 
  9. Remove from oven. 
  10. Garnish with sliced avocado, cilantro, and sprinkle with cotija cheese. 
  11. Serve with warm tortillas.

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