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Saucy Porcupine Meatballs

"Tender rice-plumped meatballs simmered in a sweet tomato sauce."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 167 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings (24 meatballs)

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  1. Mix tomato sauce and sugar in large skillet; set aside.
  2. Combine egg, meat, rice, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper in large bowl. Shape into 1-inch balls. Place in skillet with sauce; spoon sauce over meatballs.
  3. Cook over medium heat until sauce comes to a boil. Cover skillet with lid. Reduce heat to low; simmer 20 minutes, or until meatballs are no longer pink in centers (160 degrees F).

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 167 calories; 4.7 g fat; 11.6 g carbohydrates; 18.8 g protein; 78 mg cholesterol; 609 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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these were great! easy, quick & delicious :) cant get any better then that, i added chopped onion and garlic salt will def make these again, thanks for the recipe :D

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I had a friend that made me porcupine balls and i wanted to find a recipe similar to it, but this was not it. I did not like the texture of the meatballs, and wish I had browned them first befor...

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these were great! easy, quick & delicious :) cant get any better then that, i added chopped onion and garlic salt will def make these again, thanks for the recipe :D

I had a friend that made me porcupine balls and i wanted to find a recipe similar to it, but this was not it. I did not like the texture of the meatballs, and wish I had browned them first befor...

Very fast and easy plus good on a budget. I did put my own twist on it and fried meatballs before putting in sauce. Served with extra rice on the side. Will make again thanks.

Didn't like that the meatballs were cooked in the sauce. Meatballs didn't have any flavor.

Made this for my family tonite and thought it would be a bigger hit than it was. Took the advice of Jillbby.xo and added chopped onion and garlic salt, but my family was not excited. If I make i...

Great quick meal. So easy and tastes great. Will make again.