Mom's Meatball And Rice Dinner Recipe

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Mom's Meatball and Rice Dinner

Deanna Rodgers

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@paintingdeedee

This is a casserole my mom made when we were growing up. I don't have any idea where she got the recipe, I just know it was the one thing I would always ask her to make for me. I still make it but as empty nesters I cut the recipe in half. The onions give it a unique flavor. It is so easy to make and just a few ingredients are needed. Hope you will try it and enjoy.


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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

2 Hr

Ingredients

1 c
rice, reglar uncooked
5 c
tomato juice
1 c
water
2 Tbsp
ketchup
1 Tbsp
salt
1/2 tsp
pepper
6 small
onions, peeled and cut in quarters
2 1/2 lb
ground beef, very lean

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Spray or grease a large deep baking dish.
2
Combine tomato juice, water, ketchup, salt, and pepper. Stir gently just to combine the ingredients. Pour into the prepared dish.
3
Make the ground beef into meatballs the size of a walnut. Add the uncooked meatballs, onions and uncooked rice to the tomato juice mixture in the baking dish. Cover with foil and bake 2 to 2-1/2 hours or until rice is tender at 350 degrees. Gently stir once or twice during baking, being careful not to break up the meatballs.
4
Be careful when stirring not to burn yourself.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef
Other Tag: Quick & Easy