Grandma Wells's Porcupine Meatballs

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Katrina Freed

By
@Kat19702

A family favorite recipe from my childhood. Served over mashed potatoes with a side of green beans just like mama used to make.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

MEATBALLS

1 lb
ground beef
1/2 c
uncooked long grain rice
1/3 c
chopped onion
1/3 c
chopped green pepper
1 tsp
salt
1/8 tsp
pepper
1/8 tsp
garlic powder
1/2 c
water

SAUCE

2 Tbsp
oil
1 can(s)
tomato sauce (15 oz.)
1 c
water
2 Tbsp
brown sugar
2 tsp
worcestershire sauce

How to Make Grandma Wells's Porcupine Meatballs

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a large mixing bowl combine meatball ingredients. Shape into 1 - 1/2 inch balls
  • 2In a separate mixing bowl combine tomato sauce, 1 cup water, brown sugar and Worcestershire sauce
  • 3Heat oil in a large skillet and brown meatballs, then drain off grease. Pour tomato sauce mixture over meatballs
  • 4Reduce heat to medium low, cover and simmer for one hour

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About Grandma Wells's Porcupine Meatballs

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American