Minute® Rice Porcupine Meatballs

Minute® Rice Porcupine Meatballs

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"These meatballs made with ground beef, onion, Minute® Rice, egg and meatloaf seasoning look like miniature porcupines once they've been simmered in spaghetti sauce."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 454 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 454 kcal
  • 23%
  • Fat:
  • 24.4 g
  • 38%
  • Carbs:
  • 35g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 22.2 g
  • 44%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 113 mg
  • 38%
  • Sodium:
  • 1107 mg
  • 44%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Melt butter in small skillet over medium high heat. Add onions; cook and stir until tender.
  2. Place onions, meat, rice, egg and seasoning in large bowl. Add water; mix until well blended. Shape into medium-sized meatballs.
  3. Pour spaghetti sauce into skillet. Bring to boil; add meatballs. Return to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover. Simmer 15 minutes or until meatballs are cooked through.

Footnotes

  • *Or substitute ground turkey
  • Serving Suggestion
  • Round out each serving with 1/2 cup hot cooked rice and a serving of sauteed vegetables.

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Very tasty! These are a little different than most of the other porcupine ball recipes because these are more like a twist on spaghetti and meatballs, and are not as tangy as some others are. ...

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I used ground turkey in this recipe and completely cut out the water because it would have been like soup if I would have added it. I didn't really think these had very much flavor and just addi...

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Very tasty! These are a little different than most of the other porcupine ball recipes because these are more like a twist on spaghetti and meatballs, and are not as tangy as some others are. ...

This recipe turned out to be very easy and really yummy. My kids ate them up and then asked for seconds! Yay! I used Ground Turkey for my meatballs and they turned out just fine. I used 1.25 pou...

Wow! I have never made this before!! My family greatly enjoyed this meal! It was very yummy in our tummies. It was really easy and quick to make! Just follow the recipe minus the water and your ...

Made to the recipe these are just ok. A little bland even with the meatloaf seasoning pack. A little dry. Very quick and easy though. But I wouldn't make again.

These were pretty tasty. I used brown rice for an extra bit of nutrition, and couldn't tell a difference. Instead of a jar of sauce, I used a homemade tomato sauce with plenty of garlic, herbs...

even though the meat balls were a little tough, this was a delicious recipe. i served it over wheat tri color pasta. my picky toddler licked his bowl clean!

These were okay. I thought they were very quick to make. I served them over whole wheat spaghetti and I used chunky garden style spaghetti sauce. They were very filling.I did the recipe exactly ...

I used ground turkey in this recipe and completely cut out the water because it would have been like soup if I would have added it. I didn't really think these had very much flavor and just addi...

This was easy enough to make but even with a little italian seasoning these were bland, bland, BLAND. And a little salty. Kids ate them but the husband and I ate it grudgingly. I'll stick to my ...