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Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
  • Calories 232.6
  • Total Fat 8.2 g
  • Saturated Fat 2.7 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0.7 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0.7 g
  • Cholesterol 81.7 mg
  • Sodium 488.2 mg
  • Potassium 298.1 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 20.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber 2.3 g
  • Sugars 0.0 g
  • Protein 19.9 g
  • Vitamin A 16.0 %
  • Vitamin B-12 1.4 %
  • Vitamin B-6 2.7 %
  • Vitamin C 13.7 %
  • Vitamin D 1.1 %
  • Vitamin E 0.8 %
  • Calcium 4.3 %
  • Copper 9.9 %
  • Folate 3.0 %
  • Iron 6.3 %
  • Magnesium 7.9 %
  • Manganese 9.4 %
  • Niacin 8.1 %
  • Pantothenic Acid 3.3 %
  • Phosphorus 6.2 %
  • Riboflavin 8.1 %
  • Selenium 6.7 %
  • Thiamin 6.5 %
  • Zinc 4.8 %
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Calories in Porcupine Meatballs

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Submitted by: KEVINKELLY

Calories per Ingredient

Here are the foods from our food nutrition database that were used for the nutrition calculations of this recipe.

Calories per serving of Porcupine Meatballs

113 calories of Ground Beef 93% Lean, (2.67 oz)

51 calories of Rice, Kraft Minute Whole Grain Brown Rice, (0.17 cup)

43 calories of Tomato Sauce, with herbs and cheese, (0.17 can, 15 oz (303 x 406))

12 calories of Egg, fresh, whole, raw, (0.17 large)

3 calories of Brown Sugar, (0.17 tsp packed)

2 calories of Yellow Mustard, (0.67 tsp or 1 packet)

2 calories of Onions, raw, (0.08 small)

1 calories of Garlic, (0.33 cloves)

1 calories of Basil, (0.17 tsp)

0 calories of Parsley, dried, (0.17 tsp)


Nutrition & Calorie Comments  

Delicious! I quadrupled the recipe to make 4 meals of 25 meatballs each. (Family of 4, 5 meatballs each). Substituted a 50/50 mix of cooked brown rice and raw rolled oats for the quick brown rice. Suggest some salt and extra mustard in the meat mix for extra flavor. Freezes well--very convenient! Submitted by:
CARDAMOMMA

(3/21/14)
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I hadn't heard of porcupine meatballs till the last several years. I use 4% fat beef, stoneground mustard and pureed unsalted stewed tomatoes. Thanks for a great recipe! Submitted by:
_MAOMAO_

(7/18/10)
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I always play around with recipes but this one needed very little tweaking. I used different seasoning and add splenda to the meatballs instead of brown sugar to the sauce. I also make my own sauce rather than using just a can of tomato sauce. We love the meatballs tho :) Submitted by:
MINTHESCRAPPER

(7/15/10)
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This sounds great and easy so I will definetly try it. It kinda reminds me of sweedish meatballs but with less calories. Submitted by:
LADYJANE30

(6/23/10)
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Haven't made these in years, but always loved them. Now with dietary restrictions of my husband & me, I will use 1/2 93% lean beef & 1/2 ground WHITE turkey. I also often boil meatballs & discard the water. It serves 2 purposes: REALLY helps meatballs hold together and further reduces fat! Submitted by:
SNARDEESNIFF

(6/21/10)
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1 egg, pre-cooked rice and being sure to brown the meatballs well before adding sauce will help hold these together. I also make a version of "Swedish" meatballs with rice using 1/2 beef-1/2 turkey, onion, parsley, nutmeg, allspice and brown sauce made of lo-fat, lo-sodium beef broth. Submitted by:
TRICIAN13

(6/20/10)
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This is an "oldie" but "goodie"!!!. Never used the mustard and sugar before--interesting and tasty. Submitted by:
VGINNY

(6/20/10)
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This was so good. My family is already asking for it again. I took advice of another and served over spaghetti squash (a first for me) it was great! My mom used to make a version of this, probally full of fat. Submitted by:
ESCHMIDT14

(4/14/09)
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my dad used to make this all the time.
the nutrition info isnt entirely accurate since you are supposed to make 20 meatballs and it serves six.. it doesn't divide out evenly.
good recipe though.
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LOVEBLUSH

(4/13/09)
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I used ground turkey, omited the sugar. Very Good. Submitted by:
KLOUISE2

(3/26/09)
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My mom would use gravy which she defatted for fewer calories. Basic meatballs are great with any sauce! Submitted by:
OKW502

(3/26/09)
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a lot of sugar in this. I prefer savor flavour instead of sweet. And what about turkey instead of beef? Submitted by:
MINXIE3

(3/26/09)
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Sugar, mustard and rice in a meatball...sounds interesting. Submitted by:
MAGIK0731

(5/9/08)
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I don't like mustard! So I will try it without the mustard or sugar. Might try with regular brown rice -- just soaked first to soften it up. Submitted by:
STACEYJJ

(5/9/08)
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Just like mom used to make but without the fat! Submitted by:
SOCKKNITTER

(12/16/07)
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Used turkey and no sugar. Delicious!!! Submitted by:
MOMMA_BEAR_69

(12/16/07)
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Haven't made this yet but I am going to use ground turkey. When I use ground turkey the fat and calories decrease, the flavor is great and I find them easier to digest. Submitted by:
CRUBYSAIL

(12/16/07)
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This is a terrific easy recipe and taste's delicious! Substitute reg brown sugar w/splenda and you save a few calories! Submitted by:
CROSSSTITCHNANA

(12/16/07)
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Omit the sugar. Submitted by:
NOTBLUSHING

(12/16/07)
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