Wild Rice Meatballs

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.
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  • Serves: 24 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Combine wild rice with 1/2 cup water in a small saucepan.
  3. Step 3

    Bring to a simmer, then cover and simmer on low heat for 30 to 35 minutes until rice is almost tender.
  4. Step 4

    Set aside.
  5. Step 5

    Preheat oven to 350 F.
  6. Step 6

    In a small saucepan heat olive oil over medium heat; add onion and garlic and sauté until tender, about 5 to 7 minutes.
  7. Step 7

    In large bowl combine onion mixture, wild rice, seasoned salt, pepper, milk, and egg and combine.
  8. Step 8

    Add ground beef, broken into chunks, and work gently but thoroughly with your hands to combine.
  9. Step 9

    Form into meatballs about 1 inch in diameter and place on a broiler pan.
  10. Step 10

    Bake in preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes until meatballs are no longer pink in center.
  11. Step 11

    Cool and freeze, or when baked, use in your favorite recipe.
  12. Step 12