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Mexican Meatballs

2 T olive oil
1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 jalapeno, seeded and finely chopped
1 lb ground pork
1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
1 large egg
2 t kosher salt
1/4 t black pepper
1 t ground cumin
1 16 oz jar salsa

Heat oven to 400 degrees.  Heat 1 T of the oil in a large, ovenproof skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and cook until softened, about 3 minutes.  Add the garlic and jalapeno and cook for 1 minute more.  Remove from heat and set aside.  Ina large bowl, combine the pork, bread crumbs, egg, salt, pepper, cumin and onion mixture.  Shape into 12 meatballs.  Wipe out the skillet and add the remaining 1 T of oil.  Heat over medium high.  Brown the meatballs on all sides, about 7 minutes total.  Pour the salsa over the top and and bake until cooked through, about 25 minutes.   

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