The balls came out a little dry. (Don't you dare 'that's what she said' that. That's just nast.) I think next time I will be a bit more heavy with the sauce when cooking them or add an egg, but it still tasted fantastic nonetheless.
I got the ground beef from Grazin' Angus Acres at the Union Square Farmers Market. Their cattle is grass-fed and finished, and they are Animal Welfare Approved.
1 medium onion, diced
1 tbsp coconut oil or fat of your choice
4 tomatoes, pureed in food processor
4 garlic cloves mined
2 tbsp chili powder
1/2 tsp dried oregano
1/2 tsp sea salt
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper (if you want to give it a little kick)
1) Heat coconut oil in skillet and brown onions until soft.
2) Add pureed tomatoes, garlic, and spices to onions.
3) Simmer for 20 minutes for flavors to blend together.
4) Pour sauce back into food processor and blend until smooth.
1 lb ground beef
1 tsp salt
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 tbsp oregano
1/4 medium onion, minced
1 1/2 tsp cumin
1) Preheat oven to 375.
2) Mix all ingredients together and form small balls.
3) Place balls into baking dish and place in oven for 15 minutes.
4) Pull them out of the oven and spoon salsa sauce over them. Go a little heavy on the sauce.
5) Place back into the oven for 10-15 minutes.