Rice Balls with Marinara

barbara lentz

By
@blentz8

Got this recipe off the internet. It is Chef Antonio MuFasso's recipe I just added the garlic.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

5 Min

Method:

Deep Fry

Ingredients

1 c
arborio rice
2 c
water
4 clove
garlic minced
1 Tbsp
salt
2 large
egg yolks
2 c
grated parmesan cheese
1/4 c
fresh basil minced
1/4 c
fresh parsley minced
3 Tbsp
chopped sun dried tomatoes
1 c
italian bread crumbs
16
1/2 inch by 1/2 inch cubes of mozzarella cheese
oil for frying

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place water, rice, salt, and garlic in pan on stove and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and simmer for about 12 minutes until all water is absorbed. Spread rice out on baking sheet to cool a bit.
2
In a large bowl combine egg yolks, and parmesan cheese. Add the rice, parsley, basil, and sun dried tomatoes.
3
Place bread crumbs in a shallow dish. Roll the rice mixture into 2 inch balls. Take a piece of mozzarella cheese and push into center of rice enclosing the cheese inside.
4
Roll the balls in bread crumbs and set aside until all are done.
5
Deep fry in batches at 350 degrees for about 3 minutes. Serve with marinara

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Italian