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Elaine Mazur's Porcupine Balls (Also Stuffed Peppers and Stuffed Cabbage)


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Ingredients

Aprox. 3 lbs Hamburger
2 - 3 yellow cooking onions diced
instant white rice
4 eggs
1- 2 green peppers minced (or one each of green and red bell peppers)
1 cup Cabbage minced
salt
pepper
*Optional: garlic powder, parsley (I always add these)
1 lg family size Campbell's tomato soup
1 - 2 small cans Campbell's tomato soup


In bowl mix hamburger, onions, green peppers, cabbage salt, pepper and eggs mix well then add rice add enough to so balls stick together mix well.


Make 2 inch diameter meatballs, put in baking pan as you make them.


In separate bowl mix tomato soup and 1/2 of the large can of water.


Add salt and pepper then pour over meatballs


Cover w/ tin foil and bake at 350 till cooked through.


Take tin foil off and brown serve w/rice spoon tomato soup gravy over rice and balls


Stuffed peppers


Get 2 large but square at bottom sweet green bell peppers per person.


Cut off tops of peppers deseed and rinse


Place in baking pan


Make porcupine recipe above except don’t add minced peppers.


Spoon 2 tablespoons soup before mixing w/the water in each pepper


Place meat mix in each pepper leave about 1/2 inch on top and spoon more tomato soup over meat mix


Then pour remaining soup mixed w/ water salt and pepper in pan


Cover w/tin foil


Bake at 350 till cooked through then remove foil and brown slightly


Cabbage rolls


Get 2 large cabbage w/big leaves


Boil in salted water just long enough to peel leaves off


Return to pan as many times as necessary to get all good leaves off


Make porcupine balls above w/out the minced cabbage


Put meat mix in each leaf and roll fold over all edges.


Place in baking pan cover w/soup mix


Cover w/tin foil bake at 350 'till cooked through


Pairs Well With


Notes

This is one of our families main meals. We serve the Tomato gravy over instant rice. Homemade fried corn and peppers is a great veggie side dish for this :)

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