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Ceareal Is Not Just For Breakfast : Porcupine Meatballs Made With Whole Grain Honey Bunches of Oats

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My kids love to start off their day with a bowl of their favorite cereal. As a concerned mother I like to serve them healthy but yummy choices. Whole Grain Honey Bunches of Oats  delivers for all of us.

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Did you know that you can even have Whole Grain Honey Bunches of Oats for dinner. Try this delicious recipe for porcupine meatballs. It was a hit at my house.

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Ingredients

1 egg
2/3 cup milk
1 cup uncooked long grain white rice
1 can (3.8 oz.) sliced ripe olives, drained
1 cup Honey Bunches of Oats Whole Grain Honey Crunch cereal
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon onion powder
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 pound ground round beef, 90% lean/10% fat
1 can (14.5 ounces) petite-diced tomatoes, undrained
2 cups water
1 Tablespoon cornstarch
1 beef bouillon cube
1 teaspoon dried marjoram

Directions

Heat oven to 350 degrees.
In a food processor, grind cereal into a fine powder.

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In a large bowl, whisk together the egg and milk. Stir in rice, olives, ground cereal, salt, paprika, onion powder, garlic powder, and pepper; stir to combine.
Crumble ground round into rice mixture. Stir or use your hands to combine ingredients; mix well.

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Form beef mixture into 8 large equal-sized meatballs. Place meatballs in a 2-quart baking dish; set aside.
In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, stir together the tomatoes, water, cornstarch, bouillon cube, and marjoram. Bring to a boil and stir for one minute. Remove from heat and pour over meatballs in pan.

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Cover baking dish with lid or aluminum foil and bake for 1-1/2 hours.

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Disclosure: I was compensated for this post with a gift card. As always my opinions are 100% mines.

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