Recipe for Tamale Balls


    Tamale Balls

    1 pound ground beef
    1 pound pork sausage
    1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce
    1/2 onion, minced
    4 cloves garlic, minced
    1 3/4 cups yellow cornmeal
    1/2 cup all-purpose flour
    2 tablespoons chili powder
    Salt and pepper to taste

    2 (29 ounce) cans tomatoes with juice, mashed
    2 tablespoons chili powder
    Pinch of granulated sugar
    Salt and pepper to taste

    Mix ground beef, sausage, tomato sauce, onion and garlic well.

    Mix dry ingredients and add to meat mixture. Mix well and shape into about 40 small balls.

    Mix sauce ingredients. Pour sauce over balls and simmer covered for 2 hours.