These Mexican Mash Meatballs are a complete ‘meal in a meatball’ and so delicious.

Add as many vegetables as you like or delete a few depending on your tastes. A perfect start in the kitchen if you’re getting the kids to learn to cook.

We cooked this on MOM COOK CLUB LIVE! Watch the video here:


Ingredients (makes 24 meatballs)

  • 1kg Mince (Pork and Veal, Beef or Chicken)
  • 1 Medium Onion, finely chopped
  • 1 Medium Carrot, grated
  • 1/2 cup Corn Kernels (frozen or fresh)
  • 1/2 cup Capsicum, finely chopped
  • 1 sachet Burrito Mix
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 - 2 cups Mashed Potato (a really stiff mashed potato is best)
  • 1 1/2 cups Grated Mozzarella

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180C (170C for fan forced)
  2. Combine all ingredients except the mashed potato and cheese and mix well.
  3. Spray 2 non-stick muffin trays with olive oil.
  4. Form the meatball mixture into meatballs about the size of a small handball and place into a muffin tray cup (this mixture should make 24 nicely).
  5. Place a teaspoon of mashed potato on top of each meatball (if you have a large piping bag you could pipe the potato on top of the meatballs).
  6. Top each meatball with a pinch of cheese.
  7. Cook for approx 20 minutes - rotating the trays halfway through cooking.
  8. Once the meatballs are cooked through, allow to cool for 5 - 10 minutes.
  9. Serve with a few corn chips, sour cream, salsa, avocado, a little salsa and add jalapenos or chilli if you like a little more spice.

Notes... These Mexican Mash Meatballs are a complete 'meal in a meatball' and so delicious.

  • i love the fact that this has a video with this! thank you! it is great to watch it get made. i like the idea of putting jalepenos on the adult’s ones

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  • Mexican with mash potato?! Who would’ve thought! I’m literally droooling at the thought of this. Sounds amaaaazing.

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  • Love the looks of this thanks for sharing

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  • Thank you for the video. I have been looking for something different to make that’s yummy. This fills the spot. Great Recipe.

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  • oooh my almost 16 year old would love this!

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  • Sounds so yummy!

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  • Great recipe. Love the video too.

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  • The more vegies the better I reckon.

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  • Yum! This looks so good, my daughter would love to get in the kitchen and help with this one.

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  • Im wondering how these would keep in the fridge and for how long ?

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  • One that is easy enough for my older boys to cook and make. If their younger sibling can make these, so can those in their early 30’s still living at home.

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  • Looks amazing. A good one for the kids to cook, help teach them to cope in the kitchen

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  • Wonderful recipe and easy to do. Thanks for sharing.

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  • I am looking forward to creating these at home, thanks for sharing!.

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  • Nice ! We do something similar in a vegetarian version with mashed tasty tempeh and beans instead of the mince. I often serve it just with salad as it’s rather filling indeed.

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