Porcupine Meatballs

Porcupine Meatballs Recipe

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Ginger Marks


I know there are different versions of this out there, but this is my version n' my families favorite :)


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12-14 meatballs
15 Min
1 Hr


  • 2 1/2 lb
    80% lean beef hamburger
  • 1/2 c
    uncooked instant white rice
  • 1/4 - 1/2 c
    finely diced onions
  • 1/4 - 1/2 c
    finely diced bell pepper
  • 1
  • 1/8 c
    italian bread crumbs
  • 2- 15oz can(s)
    tomato sauce
  • 1/2 c
  • dash(es)
    salt (to taste)
  • dash(es)
    onion powder

How to Make Porcupine Meatballs


  1. mix everything together except tomato sauce, ketchup, n'onion powder
  2. form med. size balls (12 -14)
  3. mix tomato sauce, ketchup, n' onion powder together
  4. pour half of sauce in a 9x13 pan
  5. place your meatballs in pan
  6. pour rest of sauce over meatballs
  7. lightly sprinkle onion powder over the top
  8. cover, n' bake @ 350 for appx. 1 hour

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About Porcupine Meatballs

Course/Dish: Beef
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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