Wild Rice Meatballs in Mushroom Sauce


Ground beef, mushrooms, and wild rice are baked and then simmered in a mushroom wine sauce that pairs wonderfully with Idahoan Signature™ Russets Mashed Potatoes.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
6 servings


  • 1 ½ pounds ground beef

  • 1 small onion, finely chopped

  • ½ cup cooked wild rice

  • ½ teaspoon seasoned salt

  • ½ teaspoon garlic salt

  • cup bread crumbs

  • ½ cup evaporated milk


  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • 8 ounces sliced fresh mushrooms

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • cup dry white wine

  • cup water

  • 1 (10.75 ounce) can low-sodium cream of mushroom soup

  • ¼ teaspoon dried sage

  • 1 (9.74 ounce) package Idahoan Signature™ Russets Mashed Potatoes


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  2. Combine beef, onion, rice, seasoned salt, garlic salt, bread crumbs, and evaporated milk. Shape into 1 inch meatballs. Place meatballs on rimmed baking sheet.

  3. Bake in preheated oven until brown, about 15 minutes.

  4. Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add mushrooms and sprinkle with salt; saute until mushrooms release their moisture and soften, about 10 minutes. Add the wine, water, soup, salt, and sage to saucepan; stir to combine.

  5. Transfer meatballs to the sauce and simmer until cooked through and hot, 30 minutes.

  6. Prepare Idahoan Signature™ Russets Mashed Potatoes according to package instructions. Serve with the meatballs and mushroom sauce.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

513 Calories
21g Fat
51g Carbs
28g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 513
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 26%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 84mg 28%
Sodium 1544mg 67%
Total Carbohydrate 51g 18%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 28g
Vitamin C 2mg 11%
Calcium 126mg 10%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 651mg 14%

* 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.

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