Apple Hatch Bison Meatballs

servings: 6-10
Prep Time: 30 Min
Cook Time: 30 Min

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  • 1 cup of roasted Hatch poblano pesto (available in Chef Prepared during the Hatch Chile Festival)
  • 2 tbsp of olive oil
  • 1 1/2 lbs of bison meat, ground
  • 4 Hatch chiles, mild or hot, seeded and chopped
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp of cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp of fresh sage, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp of fresh mint, finely chopped
  • 1 cup of pecans, toasted and ground


In a mixing bowl, combine all ingredients thoroughly, except oil. Make desired size of meatballs. Cover and refrigerate.

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Saute meatballs in batches until well browned on all sides. Be careful not to overcook.

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