Porcupine Meatballs

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Traci Coleman

By
@TraciB70

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

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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)

How to Make Porcupine Meatballs

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.

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About Porcupine Meatballs

Course/Dish: Beef




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