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       Title: MEAT BALLS [DIABETIC]
  Categories: Meats, Beef
       Yield: 6 servings
  
  
         2  cu lean gr.d rd. (15% fat)
       1/4  cu prepared bread crumbs
         1  ts salt
     1 1/2  cu buttermilk
       3/4  cu instant rice
         1  ts diet margarine
         1  cu water
       1/2  ts arrowroot
   
   Mix beef, crumbs, salt, 1/2-cup buttermilk, and rice.
   Shape into two dozen meatballs (about 1 thick). In
   large skillet, brown meatballs in margarine on all
   sides; pour water over; cover tightly. Boil until rice
   is tender and meat is cooked (about 30 minutes).
   Remove from skillet. Mix remaining 1 cup buttermilk
   with arrowroot to form smooth paste; stir into liquid
   remaining in skillet. Stirring constantly, cook until
   gravy is thick (do not boil). Return meatballs to pan
   and gently heat. Serve with gravy.
  
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