Pineapple Coconut Mango Tequila Cocktail Meatballs

Happy Kentucky Derby Weekend! Enjoy your mint juleps with our new favorite appetizer and soon to be your new favorite appetizer- Pineapple Coconut Mango Tequila Cocktail Meatballs. Homemade meatballs are baked until brown and crispy on the outside, coated with our sweet and tropical Pineapple Coconut Mango Tequila Sauce and then served alongside a creamy avocado jalapeño dipping sauce.  Cheers and may the best horse win!

Pineapple Coconut Mango Tequila Cocktail Meatballs

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For the meatballs:
1 lb. Ground beef, lean
1 lb. Ground pork
2 cloves Garlic, minced
1/4 tsp. Jarred ginger
1/2 tsp. Cumin
1/2 tsp. Oregano
1/2 tsp. Salt
1 Egg
2 slices White bread
1/3 cup Milk
2/3 cup Robert Rothschild Farm Pineapple Coconut Mango Tequila Sauce

*May substitute frozen meatballs for homemade. 

For the dipping sauce:
2 Avocados
1 small Jalapeño
1/4 cup Mayo
1/4 Sour cream
1 Lemon, juiced
1/2 tsp. Salt
1/4 cup Cilantro



Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick spray and set aside.

In a small bowl, top bread slices with milk. Let stand for 1 – 2 minutes. In a large bowl, combine beef, pork, egg, garlic, ginger, cumin, oregano and salt. Squeeze milk from bread and add the bread to beef mixture. Combine beef mixture by handing just until combined. Do not over mix. Shape beef into evenly shaped meatballs and place on baking sheet. Place meatballs in the oven and bake for 20 minutes. Pour Pineapple Coconut Mango Tequila sauce into a bowl. Add warm meatballs and stir to coat.

For the dipping sauce:
Place avocados in a bowl of a food processor along with remaining ingredients; process until smooth.

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Recipe and images created by Tanya Schroeder at,

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