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Porcupine Meatballs

Porcupine Meatballs dish


1 bag Riceland Boil-in-Bag Brown Rice, uncooked

1 lb. ground beef (at least 80% lean) 

2 eggs, whisked

¼-cup chopped onion 

¼-cup grated Parmesan cheese 

1 teaspoon dried basil 

1 teaspoon dried oregano

1 teaspoon salt

¼-teaspoon garlic powder 

¼-teaspoon black pepper 

1 jar (24-28-oz.) marinara sauce 


1. Preheat oven to 350F.

2. Line an 8”x 8” covered baking dish with aluminum foil and spray with nonstick cooking spray.  

3. In a large mixing bowl, gently combine the ground beef, rice, eggs, onion, cheese, basil, oregano, salt, garlic powder, and black pepper.

4. Roll into 9 large meatballs. Place meatballs in prepared baking dish. 

5. Pour marinara mixture over meatballs in pan to coat evenly.

6. Cover meatballs and bake for 50-60 minutes, or until rice is tender and meatballs are completely cooked through.

7. Serve meatballs on top of greens, rice, or pasta.