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by , Updated April 1, 2017

Porcupines are meatballs with rice baked in a tomato sauce. Serve these meatballs with mashed potatoes and a tossed salad or cooked vegetable.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 55 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes



  • Mix the ground beef, rice, 1/2 cup of water, the chopped onion, salt, garlic powder, seasoned salt, and pepper. Shape the mixture by tablespoons into 1 1/2-inch meatballs.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon vegetable oil in a large skillet and cook the meatballs over medium heat until brown; drain off excess grease.
  • Add tomato sauce, remaining 1/2 cup water, and Worcestershire sauce; heat to boiling.
  • Reduce the heat, cover, and simmer for 35 to 45 minutes.
  • Serves 4

    Calories per serving: 335
    Fat per serving: 7.4g

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