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Makes:
24 meatballs
Prep time:
10 minutes
Cooking time:
1 hour

Ingredients

1 pound lean ground beef (15% fat)
½ cup uncooked brown or white rice
⅔ cup nonfat or 1% milk
1 egg, slightly beaten
½ cup chopped onion (1⁄2 medium onion)
½ cup shredded carrot
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon pepper
SAUCE
1 can (10.5 ounces) condensed soup (try tomato, cream of mushroom or other flavors)
¾ cup nonfat or 1% milk

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly spray or oil a shallow baking dish (9" x 13" x 2") with cooking spray.
  2. Combine beef, rice, milk, egg, onion, carrot, salt and pepper. Use a spoon to form 24 meatballs and place in baking dish.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine soup and milk to make the sauce. Mix well. Pour sauce over meatballs.
  4. Cover pan tightly with foil. Bake for 1 hour.
  5. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Notes

  • Try using uncooked quick cooking or old fashioned rolled oats instead of rice!

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