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Farmhouse Porcupine Balls

Ground meat and rice is nicely seasoned and cooked right in your favorite sauce. This is going to become a family favorite!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American


  • Large skillet
  • Baking dish with lid


  • 1 Cup White Rice Raw
  • 1 Lb Ground Beef
  • 1/2 Cup Green Pepper Finely chopped
  • 1/2 Cup Onion Finely chopped
  • 1/2 Cup Water or Milk
  • 4 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 Tbsp Brown Sugar
  • 1 Quart Spaghetti Sauce Your favorite brand
  • Salt/Pepper to taste


  • Combine first 7 ingredients in a large mixing bowl
  • Form into 6 to 8 meatballs
  • Brown meatballs on all sides in a skillet
  • Pour a layer of spaghetti sauce into the bottom of your baking dish
  • Gently place browned meatballs into the baking dish
  • Pour remaining sauce over all
  • Cover tightly
  • Bake at 350 for 40 minutes, or until rice is thoroughly cooked
Keyword family meal, farmhouse recipe, ground beef, rice