wild rice meatballs

Wild Rice Meatballs Recipe

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Additional Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 35 minutes


  • 1 1/3 lbs. ground beef
  • 2/3 lb. ground pork
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 c. Pepperidge Farm seasoned croutons
  • 1 clove minced garlic or 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 onion, minced
  • 1 to 1 1/2 c. cooked wild rice


Mix beef and pork well in large bowl.

Beat eggs until scrambled, crush croutons until fine, and add to beef and pork.

Mix in all other ingedients well.

Make into 1 1/2 inch meatballs.

Bake at 400 degrees in glass baking dish 12 to 15 minutes.

Drain grease.

Put in crock pot with 2 cups of your favorite gravy on low for 2 to 4 hours.

Also good right out of the oven with sweet and sour sauce.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 395Total Fat: 23gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 150mgSodium: 171mgCarbohydrates: 11gFiber: 1gSugar: 1gProtein: 34g
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