tomato rice meatball recipes

Tomato Rice Meatball Recipe

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

Serves6
Prep time15 minutes
Cook time30 minutes
Total time45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 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)

Directions

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.

 

Nutritional Information 
Calories241
Total Fat10g
Saturated Fat4g
Cholesterol87mg
Sodium156mg
Total Carbohydrates18g
Dietary Fiber1g
SugarsNA
Protein19g

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).