PORCUPINE MEATBALLS

1 lb. ground beef & 1 lb. lean pork
(or all beef)
1 beaten egg
1/2 c. milk
2/3 c. rice
1 tsp. salt

SAUCE:
2 1/2 c. tomatoes (or juice)
2 1/2 c. water
2 tbsp. chopped onion
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. basil
1 bay leaf

Mix meats; add egg, milk, rice and salt. Form into 1 1/2 inch
balls. Brown in a greased frying pan. Combine tomatoes, water,
onion, salt, basil and bay leaf; bring to a boil; put meatballs in.
Cover; cook slowly for 1 1/2 hours or cook on low in a crockpot until
done (5-8 hours). Take bay leaf out before serving.