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porcupine meat balls

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Colleen Sowa
La Crosse, WI

This is an old recipe that our family loves. We make the meatballs this way with tomato soup... and also make a beef gravy sauce... either way is very good! The name Porcupine Meatballs comes from the addition of the minute rice. Enjoy!

(3 ratings)
yield serving(s)
prep time 25 Min
cook time 1 Hr 35 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For porcupine meat balls

  • 3 lb
    ground beef
  • 1 lb
    bulk pork sausage
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    poultry seasoning
  • 1 1/4 c
    minute rice
  • 2 lg
    onions (minced fine)
  • 1 can
    family size tomato soup
  • 1/2 can

How To Make porcupine meat balls

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2
    Mix together well the meatball ingredients. Form into 1 - inch meatballs and put into large baking pan (raw).
  • 3
    Mix together the tomato soup and water. Pour over the meatballs in the baking pan.
  • 4
    Bake 1-1/2 hours, basting the meatballs with the sauce frequently. ***It is done when meatballs are cooked and the rice is tender.