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Categories: Appetizers, Main courses

Porcupine Meatballs

Dear SOS: Here's another version of the porcupine meatballs requested by the reader in Santa Monica. It's from a cookbook my mother and two other ladies from our church (Ebenezer Reformed Church in Shafter, Calif.) compiled and printed in 1960. ... Read more

Total time: 2 1/2 hours | Serves 6
  • 1/2 pound ground pork sausage
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped pimiento
  • 1/2 cup uncooked rice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • Flour
  • 1 (16-ounce) can tomato sauce

Step 1Combine sausage, ground beef, bell pepper, pimiento, rice, salt, pepper, milk and onion in large bowl. Mix well and form into 1-inch balls. Roll in flour and place in 13x9-inch baking dish. Top with tomato sauce. Cover and bake at 350 degrees until meatballs have plumped and rice in them is cooked, about 2 hours.

Each serving:
391 calories; 1,102 mg sodium; 68 mg cholesterol; 25 grams fat; 24 grams carbohydrates; 17 grams protein; 0.64 gram fiber.
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