Baked Appetizer Meatballs


Baked Appetizer Meatballs. Very Easy To Make. Sometimes called porcupine meatballs. Made with ground beef, uncooked rice, and special seasonings.

Serve over mashed potatoes, spaghetti or on a toothpick for a holiday snack. Your party guest will absolutely love these.  A sweet taste due to brown sugar in the recipe.

Baked Appetizer Meatballs


Baked Appetizer Meatballs
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1 (28-ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, combine ground beef, rice, water, onion, salt, garlic powder, black pepper, and celery salt.
  3. Mix well and shape into 9 meatballs.
  4. Place in a lightly greased baking dish.
  5. In a bowl, stir together tomato sauce, brown sugar, and Worcestershire sauce. Pour over meatballs.
  6. Cover baking dish with foil.
  7. Bake covered for 40 minutes then uncover and bake for 15 minutes more.


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