Porcupine Meatballs

Traci Coleman

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@TraciB70

From Tommy's Great-Grandma Florine's recipe stash! Thanks, Auntie Mart!


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Ingredients

SAUCE

15 ozz can(s)
tomato sauce
1/2 can(s)
water
salt & pepper to taste
1/2 tsp
italian seasoning (or combination of basil, thyme and oregano)
a couple shakes of celery salt
1/4 tsp
sugar
1/4 tsp
chili powder
1/4 tsp
garlic powder

MEATBALLS

1 lb
hamburger
1/3 c
rice (any kind except for instant)
1/3 c
chopped onion
salt & pepper
1/4 tsp
chili powder
1/4 tsp
garlic powder
1/2 c
finely chopped green, yellow or orange bell pepper (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In large skillet, add tomato sauce, water, salt and pepper, Italian seasonings, celery salt, sugar, chilli powder and garlic powder. Cook over medium heat while preparing meatballs. Turn heat down when sauce starts to cook.
2
To make meatballs, combine all meatball ingredients in a bowl. Form into walnut-sized meatballs. Place into tomato sauce, cover and cook for about 1/2 hour on medium heat.
3
Watch to make sure sauce doesn't get too thick or start to stick to pan. If it does, add a touch more water.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef