Hedgehogs

Hedgehogs

A variation of the meatball, this is comfort food at its yummiest.

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Serves: 6 person(s) Change

Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 1 hr

Yield: 6 x approx. 4 oz servings

Diabetes-Friendly Recipe Low-Carb Recipe Dairy-Free Recipe

Ingredients Convert to Metric

  • 1/2 cup dried breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 17 1/2 oz (95%) lean ground beef
  • 2 1/2 oz uncooked rice
  • 1 cup Italian tomato sauce
  • 2 1/2 cup water

Directions: Standard directions Microwave directions

Preheat oven to 350F.

Mix breadcrumbs, egg and ground beef together. Make into 12 balls. Roll rice into meatballs and place in casserole dish.

Mix Italian tomato sauce with water, and pour over meat balls. Cover and bake in preheated oven for 1 hour.

Mix bread crumbs, egg and ground beef together. Make into 12 balls. Roll rice into meatballs and place in casserole dish.

Mix Italian tomato sauce with water, and pour over meat balls. Place in microwave dish, cover and cook on HIGH for 20 minutes.

Variations:

Serve with pasta and a green salad, if desired.

Canned reduced-sodium tomato soup may be substituted for Italian tomato sauce (can add Italian herbs to taste).

Can replace whole egg with yolk-free egg substitute.

Serving suggestions are not included in the nutritional analysis.