Saturday, February 11, 2012

February 11: Porcupine Meatballs

This dish was given to our family at the birth of one of my children. It has been a favorite ever since.

1 lb hamburger
1/2 c uncooked rice
1/2 c water
1/3 c chopped onion
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp celery salt
1/8 tsp pepper

Combine the above ingredients. Form into balls. Place in baking dish. Combine either sauce ingredients and pour over meatballs. Cover and bake at 350 for 45 minutes and then another 15 minutes uncovered. 

Sauce 1:
1 15 oz can tomato sauce
1 c water
2 tsp Worcestershire sauce

Sauce 2:
2 cans tomato soup
1 tsp chili powder
1 tsp salt
1 c water

February 10: Chicken Rolls

It is Auntie Sue's birthday today.  This is our favorite recipe from Sue.

Boil 8 chicken breasts in water with salt, celery and onion, until tender.
Save broth for gravy.
Break chicken into small pieces.

Soften 1- 8 oz pkg cream cheese and 1/4 c butter. Mix together until creamy. Add chicken. Mix.

Flatten 2 pkg crescent rolls. Roll up chicken mixture into individual rolls. Roll chicken roll in 1/2 cup melted butter. Then roll in 1 pkg stuffing mix that has been crushed in blender.

Bake at 350 for 20 minutes or until golden brown. 

Serve with rice and chicken gravy.

1/2 c chicken broth and 1 can cream of chicken soup