Italian Rice Balls w/ Marinara Sauce

Italian Rice Balls W/ Marinara Sauce Recipe

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Eddie Szczerba

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@chefed60

Yummy appetizer!!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6-12
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

1/2 c
romano cheese, grated
1 c
cooked rice (cooked in the chicken broth)
5 large
eggs
2 Tbsp
parsley, italian chopped
1 Tbsp
basil, fresh chopped
3/4 c
cubed mozzarella cheese
1/4 tsp
black pepper
1/2 tsp
salt
2 c
bread crumbs, seasoned
2 c
olive oil or vegetable oil for frying
2 c
your favorite marinara sauce(or mine!)
2 c
milk

How to Make Italian Rice Balls w/ Marinara Sauce

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cook the rice according to directions,whisk the eggs and keep them to the side.
    When the rice is boiling,reserve about 1/4 cup of the hot liquid to use with two of the eggs so they do not scramble on you in the recipe for later.
  • 2When the rice is finished cooking,add in the egg and water mixture along with the spices,cheese and herbs,mix well and refrigerate for 20 minutes.Hint:If the mixture is too wet,add some bread crumb to it to tighten it up.
  • 3Roll the rice balls into one inch balls and place on a tray,heat the oil.Bread the rice balls as usual,the milk and three remaining eggs mixed then bread crumbs,fry until golden brown and serve with the sauce! Enjoy!:)

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About Italian Rice Balls w/ Marinara Sauce

Course/Dish: Other Appetizers
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtag: #yum