Everyone knows how good meatballs are, but cooking them with rice and in tomato sauce is something a bit different. This tomato rice meatball recipe is very tasty.
Tomato Rice Meatball Recipe
|Prep time||15 minutes|
|Cook time||30 minutes|
|Total time||45 minutes|
- 1 cup Instant Rice
- 1lb Ground Beef (Extra Lean)
- 1 Egg
- 1/4 cup Onion (Grated)
- 1/4 teaspoon Salt
- 2.5 cups Tomato Juice (Low Sodium)
|Step 1.||Take the beef, egg, rice, onion, salt, pepper and half a cup of the tomato juice and mix together. Form six meatballs and place in a skillet. Brown the meatballs and drain fat.|
|Step 2.||Put the meatballs into a saucepan and the remaining tomato juice. Boil, then reduce heat and cook for approximately 15-20 minutes.|
|Step 3.||Note: DO NOT use regular rice or the meatballs will be crunchy. Remember, nobody likes a crunchy meatball. Also, think about using brown instant rice to make this a whole grain recipe.|
The nutritional content above is approximate, per serving. The figures have been rounded to the nearest whole number. (e.g., 1.4 grams becomes 1 gram).