Creamy Porcupine Meatballs

Jennifer Dzialonski Brishton, MI

Prep. Time: 20 Minutes
Cooking Time: 5 Hours


  • ¾ lb. extra-lean ground beef or ground turkey
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • ½ cup long-grain rice, uncooked
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 cup dry bread crumbs
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • dash of black pepper
  • 10¾-oz. can low-fat, low-sodium cream of mushroom soup
  • ½ cup skim milk

Ideal Slow Cooker Size: 3½-Quart


  1. Combine meat, 1 cup skim milk, rice, onion, bread crumbs, salt, and pepper in a bowl.
  2. Shape with an ice cream scoop. Place in slow cooker.
  3. Mix together soup and ½ cup milk. Pour over meatballs.
  4. Cover. Cook on Low 5 hours.
  5. Serve with mushroom-soup gravy.

Per Serving: 140 calories (80 calories from fat), 9g total fat (3.5g saturated, 1g trans), 30mg cholesterol, 920mg sodium, 40g total carbohydrate (1g fiber, 6g sugar), 21g protein, 0%DV vitamin A, 0%DV vitamin C, 15%DV calcium, 20%DV iron.