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Rice And Beef Porcupines

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  Lean ground beef 1 Pound
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Finely chopped yellow onion 3 Tablespoon
  Dried oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Dried rosemary 1⁄4 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Uncooked rice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Canned tomato sauce 16 Ounce (2 Cans, 8 Ounce Each)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)

1. In a large bowl, combine the beef, salt, onion, oregano, rosemary, and rice. Shape the mixture into 1 1/2-inch balls.
2. Heat the oil in a heavy 12-inch skillet over moderately low heat for about 1 minute. Cook the meatballs, uncovered, turning frequently, until browned on all sides—about 5 minutes.
3. Add the tomato sauce and water, cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Serve with a green salad and crusty Italian bread.

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1292 Calories from Fat 596

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 67 g103.6%

Saturated Fat 18.2 g91%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 260 mg86.7%

Sodium 4602.9 mg191.8%

Total Carbohydrates 70 g23.5%

Dietary Fiber 10.2 g40.9%

Sugars 21.3 g

Protein 103 g206%

Vitamin A 43.5% Vitamin C 61.8%

Calcium 14.7% Iron 84.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Rice And Beef Porcupines Recipe