1/1 Photo of Beef Porcupines (Cajun Style)
This is one of my daughter's favorite meals. Most recipes for Beef Porcupines that I see on the internet are either made in a tomato sauce, or with sour cream. These are in a beef gravy. Mmmmm!
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- 1 lb ground beef
- 1/2 cup orzo pasta, uncooked (or 1/2 cup spaghetti, broken into small pieces)
- 1/2 cup rice, uncooked
- 1 egg, beaten
- 1 small onion, finely diced
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1 pinch salt
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 large onion, chopped
- 1 small bell pepper, chopped
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 1/2 teaspoons beef base
- 2 1/2 cups hot water, divided
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
- 1/4 cup cold water
- 3/4 cup frozen green pea
- 1 (4 ounce) can sliced mushrooms, drained
- 1/4 cup parsley, chopped
- 1/4 cup green onion, sliced
- 1Mix first nine ingredients, well.
- 2Shape into elongated meatballs.
- 3In large skillet, brown meatballs on medium high heat.
- 4Remove from pan. Drain all but one tablespoon of the fat.
- 5Saute large onion, bell pepper, and garlic until onions are transparent.
- 6Return meatballs to the pan.
- 7Mix beef base and 2 - 1/2 cups hot water.
- 8Slowly pour into skillet over meatballs.
- 9Heat over high heat until liquid comes to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low. Cover. Cook for 25 minutes.
- 10Dissolve cornstarch in 1/4 cup cold water.
- 11Pour over meatballs. Stir.
- 12Add peas, mushrooms, parsley, and green onion.
- 13Cover and simmer for 4 minutes. Serve.
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Nutritional Facts for Beef Porcupines (Cajun Style)
Serving Size: 1 (338 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 6
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 364.2
- Calories from Fat 135
- Total Fat 15.0 g
- Saturated Fat 5.1 g
- Cholesterol 82.4 mg
- Sodium 147.8 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 35.3 g
- Dietary Fiber 3.5 g
- Sugars 4.4 g
- Protein 21.2 g