|Water||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Onion soup mix||1 Tablespoon (1 Envelope)|
|Ground beef||1 1⁄2 Pound|
|Uncooked regular rice||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Canned tomato juice||46 Ounce (1 Can)|
1. Beat egg slightly with water and 2 tablespoons of the soup mix. Mix lightly with ground beef and 1/2 cup of the rice; shape into 12 balls. Roll in remaining 1/4 cup rice, pressing it lightly into meat.
2. Heat tomato juice to boiling; stir in remaining onion-soup mix and sugar. Place meat balls in sauce; cover.
3. Simmer, stirring several times, about 50 minutes or until rice puffs out around meat and is tender.