Wild Rice Meatballs
Wild Rice Meatballs is a delicious twist on a classic meatball recipe made with onion and garlic and baked so the tender balls are perfectly cooked.
- Serves: 24 persons
- ¼cup wild rice
- 1tablespoon olive oil
- ½cup onion (finely chopped)
- 2cloves garlic (minced)
- 1teaspoon salt (seasoned)
- ⅛teaspoon pepper
- 2tablespoons milk
- 1pound ground beef
Step 1Gather the ingredients.
Step 2Combine wild rice with 1/2 cup water in a small saucepan.
Step 3Bring to a simmer, then cover and simmer on low heat for 30 to 35 minutes until rice is almost tender.
Step 4Set aside.
Step 5Preheat oven to 350 F.
Step 6In a small saucepan heat olive oil over medium heat; add onion and garlic and sauté until tender, about 5 to 7 minutes.
Step 7In large bowl combine onion mixture, wild rice, seasoned salt, pepper, milk, and egg and combine.
Step 8Add ground beef, broken into chunks, and work gently but thoroughly with your hands to combine.
Step 9Form into meatballs about 1 inch in diameter and place on a broiler pan.
Step 10Bake in preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes until meatballs are no longer pink in center.
Step 11Cool and freeze, or when baked, use in your favorite recipe.