Cheesy Mexican Meatballs are a little spicy, a lot cheesy, and one of those meals that the whole family goes crazy for! It’s a make-ahead meal which makes my life easier too, especially on super busy days!
My friend Andi fromt the Weary Chef invited me to contribute to her blog this year and I shared this recipe with her readers a few weeks ago! They loved it and I have a feeling you guys are going to fall in love Cheesy Mexican Meatballs just as much!
Raise your hand if you could eat Mexican food almost every day and still love it! I have two hands raised high in the air! Of course enchiladas rank right up there on the list of favorite Mexican food. Somedays though I just don’t have time or the ingredients to make enchiladas.
If you love meatballs as much as we do here are a few other awesome recipes you need to try out!
Zucchini Parmesan Meatballs in Creamy Tomato Sauce (Hey guys…these are a must try!)
Cheesy Mexican Meatballs are so quick to make and only require a few ingredients you probably already have on hand. Let me show you how it works!
Add ground beef, spices, and oats to a bowl.
It’s totally okay to mix the meat together with your hands.
Form meat into meatballs. I scoop the meat out with a cookie scoop, just like I would if I were making cookies. Sometimes I stop right there and leave them in a rustic looking scoop. If I have an extra minute and am feeling really ambitious I roll the meat scoops with my hands to make them look all fancy!
Pour a can of enchilada sauce over the meatballs.
Bake Mexican meatballs.
Remove from the oven and cover with cheese. Don’t skimp here…cheese is the BEST!
Return to the oven and continue baking until the cheese is melted and gooey!
Let’s talk about some fun ways to serve Cheesy Mexican Meatballs!
Just check out all that cheese! There are several ways to serve Cheesy Mexican Meatballs. We usually serve them over, or next to, a bed of Cheesy Spanish Rice.
Sometimes we serve them in a tortilla kind of like a taco! So yummy! Add as many Mexican fixings as you can think of; guacamole, lettuce, diced tomatoes, sliced olives, salsa, and sour cream! Heck you could even put Cheesy Spanish Rice right in the tortilla shell with all the other fixings! So yummy!
Cheesy Enchilada Meatballs is one of those recipes that is a regular on our meal rotation! I’m pretty sure after you try them thy will make an appearance on your menu fairly often too!