Taco Beef Nuggets With Dipping Sauce


  • 1/4 Sue Bee® Honey
  • 1 lb ground round
  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning mix
  • 1 (4 ounce) can mild green chilies
  • 1 (8 ounce) package colby-monterey jack cheese
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 cups nacho cheese flavored tortilla chips
  • 6 tablespoons taco sauce


  • Heat oven to 400 F.
  • Combine ground beef, taco seasoning and green chilies in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly.
  • Divide beef mixture into 16 portions; shape each portion around a cheese cube, completely covering cheese.
  • Beat egg white with water in shallow dish until blended.
  • Place chips in second shallow dish.
  • Dip each meatball into egg white mixture, then into chips to coat completely.
  • Press each meatball with palm into a flattened nugget shape, generously coating both sides of nugget with chips.
  • Spray large baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. Place nuggets in baking pan; spray tops of nuggets generously with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Bake in 400 F oven 15 to 20 minutes until no longer pink and juices show no pink color.
  • Meanwhile combine taco sauce and Sue Bee® honey in a small microwave-safe dish. Microwave on HIGH 30 seconds or until warm.
  • Serve nuggets with sauce.
Aunt Sue's Pro Recipe Tip: For every 1 cup of sugar, substitute 1/2 to 2/3 cup honey.
Aunt Sue's® Pro Recipe Tip: For every 1 cup of sugar, substitute 1/2 to 2/3 cup honey.

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