Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 25 mins

Originally from the back of the Rice-A-Roni box, one of my boys' all time favorites.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Set aside the seasoning packet from the Rice-A-Roni.
  2. Combine rice/vermacelli mixture with the hamburger and egg.
  3. Shape into walnut-sized meatballs and brown lightly in skillet, using a spoon to turn the meatballs.
  4. Drain grease.
  5. Mix the contents of the reserved seasoning packet with the 2 1/2 cups water.
  6. Pour mixture over meatballs in skillet.
  7. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low and cover.
  8. Simmer 25-30 minutes.
  9. Serve with noodles or rice.


Most Helpful

Yum! My mom used to make these; I had forgotten all about them until I came across this recipe. Will be making these again. Thanks

Newmsy December 08, 2008

These are always great. Served with some buttery mashed potatoes, corn and biscuits.....mmmmmm! :)

brian48195 January 31, 2008

I've been making these for my kids for years. As an adult they are just ok, but every kid i know adores them, even my super picky younger one.

helowy February 27, 2006

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