Porcupine Meatballs

Porcupine Meatballs

Great balls of fun! Here’s a meatball rolling in flavor.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

1:10

Hr:Mins

Makes

10

servings

1 1/2
cups Multi-Bran Chex® cereal
1
lb lean (at least 80%) ground beef
2/3
cup uncooked parboiled (converted) rice
1/2
cup milk
1
package (1 oz) onion soup mix
1
egg
1
cup water
2
cans (11 1/2 oz each) tomato juice (3 cups)
  1. Heat oven to 425°F. Crush cereal. (To easily crush cereal, place in plastic bag or between sheets of waxed paper, and crush with rolling pin.) In large bowl, mix crushed cereal, beef, rice, milk, dry soup mix and egg. Using wet hands, shape mixture into 30 meatballs. Place in ungreased 13x9-inch baking dish or 3-quart casserole.
  2. Pour water and tomato juice over meatballs; stir gently.
  3. Cover and bake 50 to 55 minutes or until rice is tender and beef is no longer pink in center and juice is clear.
Makes 10 servings (3 meatballs each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Serve-With
Accompany this appetizer with thin slices of toasted French bread to catch the sauce when serving at holiday parties or any time of year.
How-To
Evenly shaped meatballs are easy when you pat the meat mixture into the baking dish and cut into 6 rows by 5 rows. Roll the squares into balls and return to the dish to bake.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 200
    • (Calories from Fat 60),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 50mg;
  • Sodium 540mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 24g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 6g),
  • Protein 11g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.