Dream Dinners: Mexican Meatballs and Almond Green Beans

Last night, I made the 2nd of our Dream Dinners meals.  The meal we picked was Mexican Meatballs.  I bought a few sides, so I added the Almond Green Beans.  I had also cut up some strawberries, which were a nice addition to the meal.  For the meatballs, I opened the ground beef and mixed it with the season mix.  I used my portion scoop to make them into 16 meatballs.  I placed the meatballs in a greased glass baking dish.  I poured the BBQ salsa sauce on top, covered with aluminum foil, and baked at 375 for 35 minutes.  After the initial bake, I uncovered the meatballs and baked them for another 10 minutes.  During this time, I heated up a skillet and toasted the almonds for two minutes. I added the butter/spice mix and green beans and cooked them 5 minutes.  Everything finished at the same time and we were ready to eat.  I liked the meatballs, but it felt like they were missing something.  I thought they might be spicier.  We decided that the meat would be great as taco or nachos.  I did love the green beans.  The almonds and seasoned butter gave them a great flavor.  This was another good meal and I look forward to trying more.