In a large pot, combine water, annatto, bay leaf, half of the onion, green pepper, and ½ teaspoon of mint. Bring to a boil.
In a bowl, combine chicken and beef, the other half of the onion, tomato, oregano, corn flour, pepper, garlic, and salt. Mix well. Form 1-inch meatballs. Place meatballs in boiling water and lower heat. Cook over low heat for 30 to 45 minutes.
Add remaining vegetables except cilantro. Cook over low heat for 25 minutes. Garnish with cilantro and the rest of the mint.
Exchange: 1 starch, 2 lean meat
Carbohydrate Units: 1
Servings per Recipe: 8 1¼-cup servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 160 Calories from Fat 35
% Daily Value
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs: