Rice Balls

Carol Perricone

By
@coolbaker1

My family loves rice balls. Hope you enjoy it as much as we do.

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Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3 c
hot cooked rice
1 c
shredded mozzarella cheese
2 large
eggs
1 dash(es)
kosher salt
1 dash(es)
crushed pepper
1/4 tsp
garlic powder
1/2 c
dried bread crumbs
1/2 c
shredded parmesan cheese
1/4 c
diced onions, (optional) (i don't use onion)

Step-By-Step

1In a large mixing bowl, add garlic powder, rice, mozzarella cheese, eggs, salt and pepper, mix well. Let stand for 15 minutes at room temp to achieve forming consistency.
2With your hands, make 1-2 inch balls out of the mixture. In a medium shallow dish mix dried bread crumbs with parmesan cheese and blend. Roll the rice balls in mixture, coat evenly. Place the rice balls on a non-stick cookie sheet.
3Preheat oven to 425 degrees and bake for 17-20 minutes or until golden brown.
Serve as an appetizer with alfredo or marina sauce. This dish goes nicely with a plate of fresh sauteed vegetables.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy