Mom's Beef Porcupine Meatballs Recipe

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Mom's Beef Porcupine Meatballs

Melody Flynn

By
@MissFlynnAgain

My mom made these for us when we were kids and we loved them.


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

45 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients

MEATBALLS

1 lb
ground beef
1/2 c
uncooked rice (not instant)
1 large
egg, slightly beaten
2 tsp
grated onion
1/2 c
tomato juice
1 tsp
salt

SAUCE

2 Tbsp
butter
1/4 c
onion, minced
1/4 c
celery, chopped
1/4 c
green bell pepper, chopped
1 can(s)
10.5 oz tomato soup
1 3/4 c
water
2 Tbsp
lemon juice
2 Tbsp
brown sugar, firmly packed
1 tsp
mustard, dry
1/2 tsp
salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
MEATBALLS

In a large bowl add ground beef, rice, egg, 2 teaspoons grated onion, tomato juice and 1 teaspoon salt.
Mix well and roll into 1-1/2" balls. Arrange in greased 9x13 casserole dish and set aside.
2
SAUCE

In large skillet, heat butter. Add 1/4 cup minced onion, celery and bell pepper. Saute until tender crisp. Remove from heat and add tomato soup, water, lemon juice, brown sugar, dry mustard and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Return to heat and simmer for five minutes, stirring often.

Pour sauce over meatballs, cover and bake at 350 degrees for 1-1/2 hours.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Hashtag: #Meatballs