Creamy Porcupine Meatballs

  • PrepTime: 12 Mins
  • CookTime: 60 Mins
  • TotalTime: 1 Hrs 12 Mins


  1. 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
  2. 1 large onion, minced
  3. 1 cup uncooked rice
  4. Salt and pepper to taste
  5. Garlic powder to taste
  6. 1 can (14.5 ounces) tomatoes
  7. 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  8. 1 can (10.5 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup
  9. 1 chopped green bell pepper


  1. In a large bowl, combine the ground beef, onion and rice.  Add salt, pepper and garlic powder. Mix well.
  2. Shape the meat mixture into 1 1/2-inch meatballs
  3. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the meatballs and cook until browned on all sides.
  4. In a medium saucepan, combine the tomatoes, tomato sauce, chopped green bell pepper, and cream of mushroom soup. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. Pour tomato sauce over porcupine meatballs in oven-safe skillet and then bake at 350 F for 45 minutes to 1 hour or until meatballs are cooked through and sauce is thick.