Aunt Becky's Porcupine Meatballs

"My Aunt Becky gave my mother this recipe years ago when I was a little girl. She made it for us often. Now I make it for my family and they love it!"
 
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Ready In:
1hr 15mins
Ingredients:
11
Serves:
4-6
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ingredients

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directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Mix first 8 ingredients together by hand in a large mixing bowl.
  • Form meatballs into balls (1 tablespoon per meatball) and place in an ungreased 9X13-inch casserole dish.
  • Mix together tomato sauce, 1 cup water and 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce.
  • Pour over meatballs.
  • Cover with foil and bake for 45 minutes.
  • Remove foil and bake an additional 15 minutes.
  • Serve on top of mashed potatoes or rice.

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  1. bullwinkle
    This is the first time I have tried a porcupine meatball recipe that the rice got totally done and I have tired several recipes. I served these along side mashed potatoes and we all enjoyed this dish and I usually don't care for meatballs. Thanks Kim D Bullwinkle
     
  2. HEP MEP
    I always wanted to try porcupine meatballs, so I chose these. We all found them to be quite tasty! I made no changes except to use ground turkey instead of beef. I served them over rice with a salad on the side. I will be making these again - so easy and so good. Thanks!
     
  3. schollsusan
    This is a great receipe. Comfort food at its best. I made it in the crockpot and cooked for 6 hours on low. It was wonderful. Thanks for posting Kim.
     
  4. Toshua Williams
    My family loved this! I have 3 year old twins, and they gobbled these up. I served the meatballs over mashed potatoes and used the sauce as gravy. Thanks for sharing!
     
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  1. HEP MEP
    I always wanted to try porcupine meatballs, so I chose these. We all found them to be quite tasty! I made no changes except to use ground turkey instead of beef. I served them over rice with a salad on the side. I will be making these again - so easy and so good. Thanks!
     

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