Meat and Rice Balls


Serving Size:
3 ounces or 6 meat balls

    Diet Types:
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Gluten-free


  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup instant white rice
  • 3/4 teaspoon Mrs. Dash® herb seasoning blend
  • 2-1/4 cups water


  1. In a large bowl, mix ground beef, egg and rice.
  2. After thoroughly mixed, roll into 24 small balls.
  3. Brown balls in skillet on all sides.
  4. Mix the Mrs. Dash® herb seasoning with the water.
  5. Carefully pour the water and Mrs. Dash mixture in the skillet with the meatballs.
  6. Bring water to a boil.
  7. Cover and simmer for 20 to 30 minutes, rotating balls on all sides.

Helpful hints

  • For a lower fat dish, replace ground beef with ground turkey.
  • If you are on a lower protein diet, adjust the portion to match your meal plan.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 348

Protein 24 g

Carbohydrates 18 g

Fat 20 g

Cholesterol 131 mg

Sodium 95 mg

Potassium 350 mg

Phosphorus 197 mg

Calcium 21 mg

Fiber 0.5 g

Added Sugar 0 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 3 meat
  • 1 starch
  • 1 fat

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