Spicy Chipotle Beef Bites

Prep Time:
30 minutes
Cook Time:
20 minutes
Makes:
24 appetizers
Source

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

Ingredients

Filling:,

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

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

1c.H-E-B Chipotle Garlic Salsa,

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

Beef Bites:,

2c.corn masa mix,

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

1tsp.salt,

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

2c.warm water,

Directions

1Heat a heavy bottom skillet over medium high heat 2 minutes. Add oil and ground beef. Cook until crumbly and brown. Add chipotle salsa. Reduce heat to low, cook 15 minutes. Place cooked meat mixture in a food processor, pulse a couple of times to a chunky texture. Set aside.

2Combine 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 into 3-inch round. Place 1 tablespoon meat mixture in center, top with 1/2 teaspoon Cotija cheese. Bring three sides together and pinch corners almost closed. Spray with olive oil non-stick spray, place on a sprayed baking sheet.

3Heat 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, Cholesterol: 55mg, Sodium: 250mg, Carbohydrates: 11g, Dietary Fiber: 1g, Protein: 23g

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