Porcupine Balls (Meatballs)

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Ashley R. T. Shrout

Tomatoe based meatballs. They're called 'Porcupine Balls' because of the rice that is cooked in them. Funny name but yummy to eat.

Top Review by Katchick

My mom always makes hers in a pressure cooker, but I wanted to follow your recipe and it turned out great. Thank you! I did not add the sage, because I don't particularly care for it unless it's in stuffing,and it came out really good!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix rice, onion, salt, pepper, and beef.
  2. Roll into small balls.
  3. Put 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil in skillet, heat, and slightly brown balls.
  4. Put water and tomato sauce over balls.
  5. Cover and simmer for about 45 minutes.

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