Jiffy Porcupines

Pat Duran


A delicious old favorite in almost no time at all.
This mixture can be used to stuff peppers or squash!


★★★★★ 1 vote

makes about 20 mini bites or stuffs 4 peppers
15 Min
20 Min


  • 1 lb
    lean ground beef
  • 2/3 c
    quick cooking rice, (minute rice)
  • 1/4 c
    chopped onion
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 2 can(s)
    (8 oz. each) hunt's tomato sauce
  • 1/4 c

How to Make Jiffy Porcupines


  1. Mix beef, rice(uncooked), onion, seasonings. Form into 1-inch meatballs. Brown lightly on all sides in oil in a 10 inch skillet; drain fat. Add tomato sauce and water combined. Mix well. Cover and simmer about 20 minutes.

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Course/Dish: Meat Appetizers

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