Jennifer's Porcupine Meatballs

Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr 10 mins

I've relied on this recipe for many years. The tomato sauce and brown sugar make a nice sweet sauce. Kids love these meatballs.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients.
  2. Add the ground beef and mix well.
  3. Shape meat mixture into 1- 1/2 inch balls.
  4. Heat oil in large skillet.
  5. Brown meatballs in oil.
  6. After meatballs have browned, drain oil and fat.
  7. In a medium size bowl, combine the tomato sauce, water, brown sugar, and Worcestershire sauce; pour over meatballs in skillet.
  8. Reduce heat; cover skillet and simmer for 1 hour.
Most Helpful

Great recipe, thanks for posting. We love them.

annabanana 479 February 19, 2010

I needed a GLUTEN FREE meatball recipe, I adjusted this to our allergies and this was perfect. THANK YOU!

RedHeadToToe October 23, 2009

Kids DO LOVE these! I am making them tonite as requested by my 9 yr old daughter. I like that it is made with pantry ingredients, instead of mixes and canned soups, etc. Thanks for sharing a family pleaser!

karencooks August 08, 2009