My kids would eat these for snacks after sports games or practices when they were growing up. I usually made a double batch since invariably friends would come home with them.
1 lbground beef
1/2 cuncooked rice (not instant)
1 mediumonion, finely diced
1/2 tspsea salt
1/8 tspground black pepper
1 pinchgarlic powder (optional)
1 can(s)(10 oz) condensed tomato soup
1 tspworcestershire sauce
How to Make PORCUPINES (SALLYE)
- MAKE PORCUPINES:
In medium mixing bowl, place the ground beef, rice and diced onion.
Add salt, pepper and garlic powder and mix well.
Form meat mixture into nice tight balls and place in lightly greased casserole container with a tight fitting cover.
- MAKE SAUCE:
Combine tomato soup, water and worcestershire sauce in medium heavy saucepan and cook over medium heat until just boiling
Pour sauce carefully over meatballs
- At this point, you can freeze the meat balls for future cooking.
When ready to cook, remove from freezer
Preheat oven to 350ºF
Cover and bake for 75 minutes or until an exposed piece of rice is tender when pressed lightly between fingers.