Porcupine Meat Balls Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings8
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Ground beef1 1⁄2 Pound
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Rice1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Uncooked)
 Onion1 Small, finley minced
 Fat2 Tablespoon, heated
 Canned tomato puree10 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Can)
 Water1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Diced green pepper2 Tablespoon
 Sugar1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 355 Calories from Fat 238

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 26 g40.7%

Saturated Fat 9.4 g47%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 63.2 mg

Sodium 316.7 mg13.2%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g5%

Dietary Fiber 1.2 g4.8%

Sugars 3.2 g

Protein 16 g31.8%

Vitamin A 4.1% Vitamin C 13.5%

Calcium 1.4% Iron 8.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) In a bowl, add ground beef, salt, pepper, rice and onion.
2) Prepare balls out of the mixture.

3) In a skillet, heat fat to fry the meat balls evenly on all the sides.
4) Pour in tomato puree, water, green pepper and sugar and stir properly.
5) Cover with a lid and simmer slowly for 40 minutes or until rice is tender.

6) Serve hot by garnishing with fresh herbs, if you want.