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    Porcupine Balls

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    1 hrs 5 mins

    5 mins

    1 hrs

    robingracejohnson's Note:

    Little meatballs rolled in rice, hence the name porcupine balls! This is an old recipe, but good! With minimal ingredients it is easy to make and budget friendly. Hope you enjoy!

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 4-6

    Yield:

    balls

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Beat egg slightly with water and 2 tablespoons of soup mix.
    2. 2
      Mix lightly with ground beef and 1/4 cup of the rice.
    3. 3
      Shape into balls.
    4. 4
      Roll remaining 1/4 cup of rice pressing tightly into meat.
    5. 5
      Heat tomato juice to boiling and stir in remaining onion soup mix and sugar; reduce heat to simmer.
    6. 6
      Place meat balls in saucepan of tomato juice and cover.
    7. 7
      Simmer, stirring occasionally, 50 minutes or until rice puffs out around meat.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 16, 2011

      45

      This recipe is so good. We really enjoyed this quick and easy to make dish. The flavor was spot on. The porcupine balls were tender and juicy. I loved that it used ingredients found in most pantries. Thank you for sharing with us. Made for Pac 2011.

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    Nutritional Facts for Porcupine Balls

    Serving Size: 1 (353 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 418.4
     
    Calories from Fat 166
    39%
    Total Fat 18.5 g
    28%
    Saturated Fat 7.1 g
    35%
    Cholesterol 123.6 mg
    41%
    Sodium 1215.1 mg
    50%
    Total Carbohydrate 36.4 g
    12%
    Dietary Fiber 1.8 g
    7%
    Sugars 13.1 g
    52%
    Protein 27.0 g
    54%

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