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Spicy Chipotle Beef Bites
Prep Time:
30 minutes
Cook Time:
20 minutes
24 appetizers


1 tsp. H-E-B Extra Light Olive Oil

1/2 lb. H-E-B Extra Lean Ground Beef

1 c. H-E-B Chipotle Garlic Salsa

1/3 c. crumbled H-E-B Cotija

Beef Bites:

2 c. corn masa mix

1/4 c. H-E-B The Baker's Scoop All Natural Purpose Flour

1 tsp. salt

4 Tbsp. H-E-B Extra Light Olive Oil

2 c. warm water


Heat a heavy bottom skillet over medium high heat 2 minutes. Add oil a
nd ground beef. Cook until crumbly and brown. Add chipotle salsa. Redu
ce heat to low, cook 15 minutes. Place cooked meat mixture in a food p
rocessor, pulse a couple of times to a chunky texture. Set aside.
Combine remaining ingredients in a mixing bowl. Knead dough 1 minute.
Divide into 24 balls. Place a dough ball between 2 sheets plastic wrap
or wax paper. Use tortilla press or bottom of plate to press dough in
to 3-inch round. Place 1 tablespoon meat mixture in center, top with 1
/2 teaspoon Cotija cheese. Bring three sides together and pinch corner
s almost closed. Spray with olive oil non-stick spray, place on a spra
yed baking sheet.
Heat oven to 450°F. Bake Spicy Chipotle Beef Bites on center rack
20 minutes or until golden.

Nutritional Information

Serving size: 1, Calories: 200, Total Fat: 7g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Chol
esterol: 55mg, Sodium: 250mg, Carbohydrates: 11g, Dietary Fiber: 1g,
Protein: 23g


My H-E-B Texas Life Magazine, September 2011