Porcupine Meatballs

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Amber Dawn

An easy and tasty dish that both children and adults can enjoy. This recipe came from Better Homes & Garden's "Step-by-Step Kids' Cookbook". Don't start stirring too early or meatballs will break apart.

Top Review by SharleneW

These are great! I cooked them in a large frypan with a lid and drop the meatballs in after I get the sauce simmering. The meatballs stay intact better this way. My kids love these. UPDATE: Fixed these again tonight and was inspired to add in a teaspoon or so of "Emeril's Essence". Very tasty.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In medium bowl, beat egg.
  2. Add 1/4 cup tomato soup, uncooked rice, parsley flakes, dried onion, salt and pepper.
  3. Mix well.
  4. Add ground beef and using your hands, mix well again.
  5. Shape into 1-inch meatballs.
  6. This should make about 20 meatballs.
  7. Place meatballs in a 1-inch skillet.
  8. Mix remaining soup with the water.
  9. Add Worcestershire sauce and mix.
  10. Pour soup mixture over the meatballs.
  11. Cook without stirring until mixture starts to boil.
  12. Turn heat to low.
  13. Cover and cook for 40 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  14. Using a wooden spoon, carefully stir the meatballs so they don't stick to the skillet.

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