Grandma Wells's Porcupine Meatballs

1
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

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



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