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

Step-By-Step

1Place 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.
2In a large bowl combine egg yolks, and parmesan cheese. Add the rice, parsley, basil, and sun dried tomatoes.
3Place 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.
4Roll the balls in bread crumbs and set aside until all are done.
5Deep 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