Porcupine Balls
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 8
A mini-form of meatloaf with rice mixed in - hence the name "porcupine" balls. Simple to mix up and make. Double easy when you double the batch and store some in the freezer for another meal.
  • 1 pound hamburger
  • 4 slices bread
  • 2 sticks celery, chopped
  • ¼ cup uncooked rice
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 medium-sized onions
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 cups milk
  1. Crumble bread and soak in milk
  2. Add beaten egg
  3. Combine other dry ingredients
  4. Then add dry ingredients to the milk/bread/egg mixture
  5. Shape into 8 balls and put into a greased casserole dish
  6. Pour tomato juice over the balls
  7. Bake at 350 for 1½ hours
  8. Baste during baking, and you can add ketchup on top if desired
Recipe by My Windowsill at https://mywindowsill.com/porcupine-balls/