Porcupine Meatballs


Lean ground beef and riceā€”no actual porcupine required.

Time: 1 hour +

1 lb. lean ground beef

1/4 cup uncooked rice

1 egg, slightly beaten

2 tablespoons onions, finely chopped

1/2 tsp. salt (optional)

1 dash pepper

1 cup tomato sauce mixed with 1/4 cup water

1/2 cup water

1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce

Combine meat, rice, egg, onion, salt and pepper and 1/4 cup of the tomato sauce/water mixture. Mix thoroughly.

Form meat into about 20 small balls and place in a skillet.

Mix remaining tomato sauce/water mixture with the 1/2 cup water and Worcestershire sauce; pour over meatballs.

Heat until the liquid boils, reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 40 minutes, stirring often.