I made this tonight, but made it my own way. I used the rice, but I also chopped up an onion to add to the meat, as well as salt, pepper, garlic powder, oregano, and parsley. I also added maybe a tablespoon of V8 Tomato Juice. After forming into balls and browning, I added water, and instead of the beef flavor packet, I used a can of Cream of Mushroom soup. I let it simmer for the time said, and added a little flour to thicken up the gravy. Was SOO good! Served with mashed taters and broccoli and cauliflower in asiago and Parmesan cheese sauce!
Delicious ! My Husband and I had these meatballs for dinner tonight. There was a bit of work forming and browning them but they were entirely worth it. I was concerned about the rice being done but it was tender and delicious. I would highly recommend. Thank you for this recipe.
I loved the ease of this recipe and the flavor was really great. I followed the recipe exactly and they came out perfectly. Everyone who tried them wanted the recipe! Thanks girl for another "keeper"!
My grandma used to make Porcupine Balls so I went looking for a recipe I could use the other day. I ended up using this one and they turned out really good. The rice took a bit longer to cook than stated... maybe about 10 minutes more. Thanks, I'm sure I'll make these again!
This was made on 6/18/08 for the " Camera-less Chef 2008 " event and as part of our dinner. And since we are "allowed to play " with the recipe I did. After adding the rice mix, I added a little garlic powder and a little instant dried onion.When the water was added, I threw some dried red and green bell pepper flakes. After checking for doneness at 25 minutes, I decided to add about 15 more minutes. After the meatballs were done they were removed to a warm plate and a gravy was made.Then I placed the meatballs back into the gravy and let them simmer for about 10 minutes. I served them along with mashed potatoes and lima beans. Both my SO and I thought they were very good,but needed a little more salt.But after all is said and done, this is a very good "Comfort Food "recipe. This will be made again.Thank you so much for posting and, "Keep Smiling :)"
Awesome recipe, my mom used to fix these all the time. For some reason I forgot to add the egg to the beef mixture, but it came out just fine anyway. Served with green beans and mashed potatoes...mmmm! Thanks for an old favorite! :)
I wanted to make something new for my family, so I started searching. I found this recipe. My daughter LOVED getting her hands into the meat and they smelled GREAT cooking. But the best part is that my whole family eat them up! Now that is an accomplishment! I will be making these again.
I have made thes for years now. My kids and husband love them and they are easy to make.I add a bit of Paula Deen's House seasoning to mine but nothing else different. They freeze well too. And they are great the next day , which iswhy I usually make a double batch.
thses are very tastey, easy to make and super quick too. my very picky dd loves this dish.