Grandma's Porcupine Meatballs

Kathie Carr


These meatballs were a family Christmas Eve tradition for many years.
We always spent Christmas Eve at Grandma Carr's house and she served these with homemade yeast rolls.


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20 Min
30 Min


  • 1 1/2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1/2 c
    uncooked rice
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 c
    finely chopped onion
  • 1 can(s)
    tomato soup
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/2
    of a soup can of water

How to Make Grandma's Porcupine Meatballs


  1. Combine meat, rice, salt, pepper, and onion. Shape into meatballs. Heat soup, water, and sugar in skillet. Drop in meatballs and cover. Cook at a simmer for 30-35 minutes.
  2. Serve with rice or potatoes and fresh yeast rolls.

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About Grandma's Porcupine Meatballs

Course/Dish: Beef

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