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Doneen Hollingsworth, Secretary of Health

ground beefRice Meat Balls

(SD Diabetes Control Program cookbook, Healthy Diabetes Recipes and More . . .)


1 cup instant rice
1 pound extra-lean ground beef
1 egg, slightly beaten
1/4 cup grated onion
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon marjoram
dash of pepper
2 1/2 cups low-sodium tomato juice

Mix all ingredients except 2 cups of the tomato juice. Form into meat balls. Place meat balls into a skilled. Brown meat balls and drain off any fat. Pour juice over meat balls. Bring to a boil, reduce to medium heat, cover and cook for 15 minutes. Makes 6 servings.

Nutritional Information (1 serving):
Calories: 241
Carbohydrates: 18 grams
Protein: 19 grams
Fat: 10 grams
Saturated fat: 4 grams
Cholesterol: 87 mg
Fiber: 1 gram
Sodium: 156 mg
Potassium: 456 mg
Calcium: 22 mg
Exchanges: 2 medium-fat meat, 1 starch

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