Zesty Porcupine Meatballs


These meatballs are easy to make and a favorite around our house. Serve over hot rice.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
4 to 6 servings


  • 1 egg

  • 2 (10.75 ounce) cans condensed tomato soup

  • ¼ cup instant rice

  • ¼ cup chopped onion

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

  • 1 teaspoon onion salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 pound lean ground beef

  • ¼ cup Worcestershire sauce


  1. Lightly beat egg with a fork, then add a heaping tablespoon of the soup and mix lightly. Mix in rice, onion, parsley, onion salt and pepper. Stir in the ground beef and mix well with hands. From mixture into 1 1/2 inch round meatballs.

  2. Coat a large skillet over medium heat with cooking spray. Cook meatballs and brown on all sides.

  3. Combine remaining soup with Worcestershire (you can increase or decrease Worcestershire to your liking), stir until smooth, then spoon over meatballs. Cover with lid and simmer for 20 to 30 minutes, stirring every few minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

408 Calories
22g Fat
32g Carbs
21g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 408
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g 28%
Saturated Fat 8g 41%
Cholesterol 105mg 35%
Sodium 1251mg 54%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 21g
Vitamin C 68mg 341%
Calcium 45mg 3%
Iron 5mg 28%
Potassium 634mg 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.