Chipotle Meatball Appetizers Recipe

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Try this Chipotle Meatball Appetizers Recipe

Cheesy meatballs meet flaky crescents in savory little appetizers.

Prep Time: 30 Minutes
Total Time: 50 Minutes
Makes: 24 Servings

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1 can Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls (8 ct)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 chipotle chile in adobo sauce, finely chopped, plus 3 tablespoons adobo sauce (from 7-oz can)
  • 12 frozen Italian-style meatballs (1/2 oz each), thawed, halved
  • 4 pieces mozzarella string cheese (1 oz each)
  • 1 medium avocado, pitted, peeled, cut into 24 small slices

Recipe Instructions:

Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 24 mini muffin cups with cooking spray.

Separate dough into 4 rectangles; press perforations to seal. Cut each rectangle into 6 squares. Press each square in bottom and up side of mini muffin cup. Bake 6 minutes. Remove from oven. Using handle of wooden spoon, immediately make 1 1/2 –inch indentation in center of each cup.

Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until tender. Stir in chipotle chili and the adobo sauce, meatballs and 2 tablespoons water. Cover; reduce heat to low. Cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally or until thoroughly heated. Remove meatballs from skillet. Spoon 1/2 teaspoon of the sauce into each cup. Top each with one meatball half, cut side up.

Cut each piece string cheese lengthwise in half; cut each half crosswise into thirds. Top each meatball with 1 piece string cheese. Bake 6 to 10 minutes longer or until edges are golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cups.

Top each meatball cup with 1 avocado slice; secure with wooden toothpick. Serve warm.