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Porcupine Meatballs (in honor of the Watters family) Recipe

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This recipe for Porcupine Meatballs (in honor of the Watters family), by , is from Pathway Learning Community, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Deb Borman
Added: Monday, April 27, 2009


2 cans tomato soup
2 c. water
2 lbs ground beef
c. uncooked rice
2 eggs, slightly beaten
c. finely chopped onion*
2 tsp garlic, minced*
2 tsp. salt*

Mix beef, rice, egg, onion, garlic and salt. Form into 1.5 inch meatballs. Brown in skillet with a little oil or in oven.** In a separate bowl, mix soup and water. Pour over meatballs to completely cover them. Bake in 350 oven for approx 1 hour or until meatballs are done. Stir at least once.

*You can also substitute your own seasoning for the garlic, onion and salt.
**We have baked them without browning, and they were fine. If so, cook a little longer.

I would double this for a larger family. They go fast if you have hungry eaters. Good with baked potatoes or new potatoes and green beans.




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