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Easy Meatballs

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 60 minutes
Total time: 70 minutes
Number of Servings: 8


  • 1 pound lean ground beef (15% fat)
  • 1/2 cup uncooked white or brown rice
  • 2/3 cup nonfat or 1% milk
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion (1/2 medium onion)
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrot
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • 1 can (10.5 ounces) condensed soup (try tomato, cream of mushroom or other flavors)
  • 3/4 cup nonfat or 1% milk


  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 °F. Lightly grease a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  3. Combine beef, rice, milk, egg, onion, carrot, salt and pepper. Use a spoon to form 24 meatballs and place in baking dish.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine soup and milk to make the sauce. Mix well. Pour sauce over meatballs.
  5. Cover pan tightly with foil. Bake for 1 hour.
  6. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.


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

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