Simply Organic Recipes
Porcupine Meatballs

A delicious main dish recipe with a memorable name, Porcupine Meatballs could quickly become a family favorite.

Ingredients
1 pound 90% lean ground beef
1/2 cup uncooked instant rice
1/4 cup water
1 package Simply Organic Dirty Rice Seasoning Mix
1 can (8 ounces) no salt added tomato sauce
Directions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Combine ground meat, rice, water, and Dirty Rice Seasoning Mix. Form into 1-inch balls. Place in greased 11x7-inch baking pan.

Pour can of tomato sauce over meatballs. Bake for 40 minutes.

Ease of Preparation: Easy

Preparation Time: 10 min

Cook Time: 40 min

Servings: 6

Recipe By: Our Test Kitchen

Chef Suggestions
Substitute your favorite ground meat for lean beef.

Substitute 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes for tomato sauce.

Use regular long grain rice and cook in a crockpot on low for 8 to 10 hours.

For extra kick, add 1/2 to 1 teaspoon crushed red peppers to meat mixture.
Nutrition Facts
As prepared, each serving contains 190 calories, 8g total fat, 50mg cholesterol, 330mg sodium, 13g total carbohydrate and 17g protein.

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