Pearly Porcupine Meatballs

READY IN: 1hr 45mins
Recipe by I luv grubs

these meatballs are fantastic. i got the recipe from my mother, who got it out of a newspaper years ago. i wish i new who published it, to give thanks.these meatballs are wonderful with a nice spinach salad and warm bread.enjoy.

Top Review by Mama Vals

The family's new favorite! Tasty and flavorful!!!<br/>Was out of rice (used in old porcupine meatballs recipe) and had a bag of pearl barley...googled for a meatballs with barley recipe. Chose this recipe since I had all of the ingredients on hand. Serendipity!<br/>Now I keep a bag of the precooked meatballs (without the sauce) handy in the freezer for DELICIOUS quick meals and my family loves the leftovers!!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. combine: meat, egg, milk, barley, chili powder, and salt in a bowl. mix and form into 2" meatballs. melt butter and oil in fry pan. brown meatballs on all sides.
  2. combine: tomatoes, water, teriyaki sauce, and onion in a large sauce pan. bring to a boil. drop meatballs into sauce pan. cover and simmer for 1 1/2 hours.

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