Porcupine Meatballs Recipe

Porcupine Meatballs Recipe

How To Make Porcupine Meatballs

Add a fun twist to your traditional meatball recipe with our zesty and tasty porcupine meatballs recipe baked in tomato sauce!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 15 minutes



  • 1lbbeef,ground
  • ½cuplong grain rice,cooked
  • ¼cuponion,diced
  • ½tspgarlic powder
  • 2tbspparsley,fresh
  • 1tbspWorcestershire sauce
  • 1egg

For Tomato Sauce:

  • 10ozcondensed tomato soup,(1 can), undiluted
  • 1cupvegetable juice,such as V8
  • 1cuptomato sauce
  • ½tspgarlic powder
  • ½tspItalian seasoning
  • salt and pepper,to taste
  • parsley,chopped, for garnish


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. 

  2. In a large bowl, mix the ground beef, rice, onion, garlic powder, parsley, Worcestershire sauce, egg, salt, and pepper until well combined.

  3. Shape the mixture into approximately 20 balls. Place in a baking dish, approximately 2 quarts.

  4. Combine all ingredients for the sauce and pour over meatballs.

  5. Bake uncovered for 1 hour. Garnish with parsley, salt, and pepper. Serve over rice or mashed potatoes.


  • Calories: 339.15kcal
  • Fat: 7.42g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.71g
  • Trans Fat: 0.29g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.37g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.73g
  • Carbohydrates: 38.63g
  • Fiber: 3.06g
  • Sugar: 10.83g
  • Protein: 30.42g
  • Cholesterol: 111.43mg
  • Sodium: 847.34mg
  • Calcium: 76.09mg
  • Potassium: 1265.30mg
  • Iron: 4.82mg
  • Vitamin A: 78.96µg
  • Vitamin C: 50.71mg
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