Crock Pot Porcupine Meatballs Recipe

Crock Pot Porcupine Meatballs are a delicious and easy-to-make dish that the whole family will love. These meatballs are made with a combination of ground beef, rice, and seasonings, and are cooked in a flavorful tomato sauce. The slow cooking process allows the meatballs to become tender and juicy, while the rice adds a nice texture. Serve these meatballs over pasta or with mashed potatoes for a satisfying meal.

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6hr 25minstotal
25minsPrep
6hr Cook
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6hr Cook
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Ingredients for Crock Pot Porcupine Meatballs Recipe

  • 1/4 pound Ground Beef
  • 0.13 cup Cooked Rice
  • 0.06 cup Finely Chopped Onion
  • 1/2 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 0.06 cup Breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 Egg, Beaten
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 0.13 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1/4 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 can Tomato Sauce
  • 1/4 cup Beef Broth
  • 1/4 tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • as needed Fresh Parsley, For Garnish

Directions: Crock Pot Porcupine Meatballs Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a large bowl, combine ground beef, cooked rice, onion, garlic, breadcrumbs, egg, salt, and pepper.
  • STEP 2.Shape the mixture into small meatballs, about 1 inch in diameter.
  • STEP 3.In a skillet, heat oil over medium heat and brown the meatballs on all sides.
  • STEP 4.Transfer the meatballs to a crock pot.
  • STEP 5.In a separate bowl, mix together tomato sauce, beef broth, Worcestershire sauce, and Italian seasoning.
  • STEP 6.Pour the sauce mixture over the meatballs in the crock pot.
  • STEP 7.Cover the crock pot and cook on low heat for 4-6 hours or on high heat for 2-3 hours, until the meatballs are cooked through and the sauce is thickened.
  • STEP 8.Serve the meatballs over pasta or with mashed potatoes, garnished with fresh parsley if desired.

Cooking Tips

  • To make the meatballs easier to shape, wet your hands with water before rolling the mixture into balls.
  • If you prefer a thicker sauce, mix 1 tablespoon of cornstarch with 2 tablespoons of water and stir it into the sauce during the last 30 minutes of cooking.
  • Leftover meatballs can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover meatballs can be reheated in the microwave or on the stovetop.
  • Serve the meatballs with a side of steamed vegetables or a fresh salad for a complete meal.
Nutrition
value
477
calories per serving
26 g Fat39 g Protein20 g Carbs2 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    26g
  • Protein
    39g
  • Carbs
    20g
  • Fiber
    2g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    20g
  • Protein
    39g
  • Fiber
    2g

Fats

  • Fat
    26g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    30mg
  • Iron
    6mg
  • Vitamin A
    195mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    9mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    40mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    28mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    70mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    413mg
  • Selenium
    26mcg
  • Zinc
    9mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp