Ah, the powerful effect of social media/blogging. A while back Alejandra posted on her blog about these yummy-looking albondigas, or Spanish meatballs. I printed out the recipe but didn't immediately get around to making them since I was going out to eat a few nights that week. Then, Olga over at Mango & Tomato posted on her blog about the aforementioned recipe. That finally convinced me to just get the ingredients and make the friggin recipe already, haha.
I'm really glad I tried this recipe out - smoky, flavorful, moist meatballs and sauce, unlike any flavor profiles I've ever worked with at home! The addition of the chocolate added depth and was a nice extra little touch. I had these on rice mostly, but also on their own with a veggie side for lunches at work. Thank you Alejandra for introducing me to a great meatball recipe, and Olga for inadvertently giving me that extra push to try it out!