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Porcupine Balls Recipe

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Amber Danner
Added: Friday, May 22, 2009


2 lbs. hamburger
1 c. uncooked rice
1/2 c. water
1 medium onion, chopped
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
1 (15 oz.) can tomato sauce
1 c. water
2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. celery salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
2 tsp. worcestershire sauce

Mix hamburger, rice, 1/2 c. water, seasonings and onion. Shape into balls (20), brown in skillet and drain well. Mix tomato sauce with 1 c. water and worcestershire sauce. Pour over meatballs and simmer, covered for 45 minutes. If sauce is too thin, add cornstarch to thicken.




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