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Mexican meatballs

0.3 serves of vegetables in each serve

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes

Serves: 20

  0.3 serves of vegetables per meatball

Diet and Allergies:



500g lean beef mince  
½ tin red kidney beans, drained, rinsed
1 small red onion, chopped  
¾ cup corn kernels  
2 tbsp coriander, finely chopped  
½ tbsp our Healthy taco seasoning mix (see below)
½ cup our Mexican salsa
Olive oil spray  


Healthy taco seasoning mix 
1 tsp garlic powder 
1 tsp onion powder 
1 tsp dried oregano 
2 tsp paprika 
6 tsp ground cumin 
1 tsp salt 
½ tsp ground pepper 


To make the Healthy Taco Seasoning, mix everything together in a small bowl. This recipe makes bulk seasoning, store in an airtight container until required.

Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a large baking tray with baking paper.  

Combine the beef, beans, onion, corn, coriander, taco mix and salsa in a large bowl. Mix well. Form into 2.5cm round balls.  

Place on baking tray. Spray with oil. Bake for 20 minutes or until cooked through.  

Serve with salad or our guacamole. 


  • Use this mix to make Mexican burger patties. Simply split into 4 equal portions and shape into burger patties.  


Healthy taco seasoning mix 

Mix everything together in a small bowl. Store in an airtight container until required. 

Store in an airtight jar for up to six months. 

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