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Porcupine Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

Turkey & rice meatballs.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 °F (175 °C).
  2. For the porcupines; in a medium bowl thoroughly combine turkey, rice, diced onion, parsley, salt, marjoram, thyme and pepper.
  3. Shape into 9 equal balls. Spray a 1-quart casserole with cooking spray and arrange balls in the dish.
  4. For the sauce; combine remaining ingredients. Pour sauce over balls in casserole dish.
  5. Cover and bake for 1 hour, turning once during baking.
  6. Note: recipe from Weight Watchers.
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Food Group Avg Member Opinion 
Chicken and Poultry Products
Favorable*
Grains, Pasta and Rice
Not OK*
Vegetables and Vegetable Products
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Soup
Moderation*
Spices and Herbs
Favorable*
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Reviews 
zOMG, this is AWESOME. The only bad thing about it is that you want to devour all of them!! They are actually TOO tasty! My husband and son raved like lunatics. Good stuff.
06 Apr 08 by member: Cornflakes
My 9 yr old son loved the balls. I put in a little BBQ to sweeten it up. Very easy to make.
07 Sep 10 by member: jimmyjo
Made these for dinner tonight, my family loved them. I served over whole wheat pasta and had broccoli on the side. Made my sauce from scratch with chopped whole tomatos, beef stock, red peppers, garlic, onion and mushrooms. YUMMY!
10 Oct 10 by member: HealthyBabs
I was surprised at how good they were... was worried about the rice not cooking, but it was perfect!
09 Jan 12 by member: Akempf
Not a fan of ground turkey but these were yummy!!
04 Oct 14 by member: annieb1411
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Nutrition summary:

There are 244 calories in 1 serving of Porcupine Meatballs in Tomato Sauce.
Calorie break-down: 30% fat, 38% carbs, 32% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 74
Calories 244
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 8.2g 13%
  Saturated Fat 2.204g 11%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 2.029g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 3.026g  
Cholesterol 75mg 25%
Sodium 1426mg 59%
Potassium 546mg  
Total Carbohydrate 22.87g 8%
  Dietary Fiber 1.5g 6%
  Sugars 4.06g  
Protein 19.2g  
 
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 17%
Calcium 4% Iron 14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
12%
of RDI*
(244 calories)
12% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (38%)
 
Fat (30%)
 
Protein (32%)
Carbohydrates, 22.87g (38%) Fat, 8.2g (30%) Protein, 19.2g (32%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories