Beef and Veal: Beef and Veal Casseroles: Hedgehogs

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

Author: CalorieKing
Date: December 27, 2012

Serves: 6 person(s)
Yield: 6 x approx. 4 oz servings

Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 1 hrs

Ingredients:

    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:

    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.

Microwave Directions:

    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.

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Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:208 cals
Kilojoules:870 kJ
Fat:5.7 g
Carbohydrates:18.5 g
Protein:19.9 g
Cholesterol:74.5 mg
Sodium:335 mg
Saturated Fat:2.3 g
Fiber:1.4 g
Calcium:37.0 mg
Total Sugars:2.3 g

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