Dutch Oven Beef

Rice and bite-sized meatballs made with pork and beef float in beef broth seasoned with green chili salsa, canned tomatoes, onion, garlic powder in this hearty Mexican soup for a crowd. 1 pound lean ground beef 1/4 pound pork sausage 1 onion, chopped 1 egg, beaten 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 cup milk 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil 1/2 cup cornmeal 6 (14 ounce) cans beef broth 1 (8 ounce) jar salsa 1 onion, chopped 2 (14.5 ounce) cans peeled and diced tomatoes 1/2 teaspoon dried basil 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 cup white rice Directions: Use your 12" Deep Dutch Oven, Preheat and oil. Put 15 briquettes on the top and 10 on the bottom. 1. Mix together beef broth, salsa, 1 onion, tomatoes, dried basil, oregano, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. (If you use condensed beef broth (e.g., Campbell's), eliminate the salt in the meatballs and use 5 cans (10.5 ounces each) broth plus one quart water.) Bring to a boil and simmer 20 minutes. 2. Combine ground chuck, sausage, 1 onion, egg, salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, garlic powder, milk, fresh basil, and cornmeal, and mix well. Form into tiny, bite-size meatballs. 3. Add meatballs and rice to broth. Simmer, covered, very slowly for 1 to 1 1/2 hours. * Prep Time: 20 minutes * Cook Time: 2 hours * Ready In: 2 hours 20 minutes just remember in your dutch oven when you see steam coming out from under the lid it is done. It probably will be done in about 1 hour in your dutch oven at 350 degrees Servings: 8 Recipe by: Kathy Nelson Nutrition per serving: Calories: 353 Total Fat: 19 g Saturated Fat: 7 g Cholesterol: 79 mg Sodium: 1594 mg Total Carbohydrates: 24 g Dietary Fiber: 3 g Protein: 19 g Dutch Oven Checklist ___ Dutch Ovens ___ Lid Lifter ___ Lid Rest ___ Dutch Oven Trivets ___ Charcoal Briquets (Kingsford) ___ Lighter Fluid, and matches ___ Charcoal Starter ___ Spoons,fork, knife, can opener, cutting board, hot pads, vegetable peeler, and measuring cups and spoons. ___ Aluminum Foil ___ Cook Book ___ Long Tongs ___ Whisk ___ Gloves ___ Storage Bag ___ Paper Towels ___ Dutch Oven Scraper ___ Spray bottle of vinegar ___ Spray bottle of oil
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