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Perfect Porcupine Meatballs

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Ingredients
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Milk 1 Tablespoon
  Day old bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (3/4 Slice)
  Precooked rice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Packages, Uncooked)
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground pepper 1 Dash
  Ground beef 1 Pound
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Canned tomatoes 7 1⁄2 Ounce, cut up (1 Can)
  Hot water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Basil sprigs/1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves 1 , crushed
Directions

Combine egg, milk, crumbs, rice, salt, and pepper; add ground beef and mix well.
Shape meat into about 20 small balls.
In heavy skillet brown in hot butter on all sides, turning gently. (Electric skillet 350°.)
Drain off excess fat.
Add tomatoes, water, and basil.
Cover and simmer until tender, about 45 minutes, turning once or twice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Fusion
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Beef
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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