Porcupine Meatballs

Serves 4-5 Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 30-35 minutes


  • 500g lean beef mince
  • ¼ cup freshly chopped parsley
  • ½ cup grated carrot
  • ½ cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 sticks celery, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp Wattie's Tomato Paste
  • 500g jar HEINZ [SERIOUSLY] GOOD™ Beef Casserole Simmer Sauce
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 bay leaf (optional)


  1. In a bowl mix together beef mince, parsley, grated carrot and long grain rice. Season with salt and pepper. Roll mixture into 16 even sized balls.
  2. Heat a dash of oil in a lidded frying pan. Add onion and celery and cook until softened. Stir in Wattie’s Tomato Paste. Pour over HEINZ [SERIOUSLY] GOOD™ Beef Casserole Simmer Sauce and water. Stir while bringing sauce to the boil. Reduce heat and add meatballs and bay leaf. Cover. Simmer for 30-35 minutes, turning meatballs halfway during cooking, until meatballs are cooked. Serve with your favourite green vegetables.