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Meat Ball And Rice Casserole

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Ingredients
  Uncooked regular rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Canned tomatoes 1 3⁄4 Ounce (1 Large Can)
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried rosemary/2 sprigs fresh rosemary 1⁄2 Teaspoon, dried
  Crumbled dried sage/1 sprig fresh sage 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground beef 1 Pound
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Powdered savoy
  Egg 1 , slightly beaten
  Dry bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Shortening 2 Tablespoon
  Shredded cheddar cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Combine rice, broken-up tomatoes, shortening, salt, rosemary, and sage in top of double boiler.
Heat to boiling point, stirring occasionally, then cover and cook over boiling water until rice is done, about 25 minutes.
Meanwhile, mix together ground beef, salt, pepper, savory, egg, bread crumbs, and milk.
Form into balls about the size of golf balls.
Fry in melted shortening until brown on all sides.
Turn rice into greased 2-quart casserole, place meat balls on top, and sprinkle with cheese.
Bake, uncovered, in a moderate oven (350°) for 20 minutes.
Makes 8 servings with 3 meat balls apiece.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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