Baked Rice Maltese Style

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Enjoy this custard based rice dish!


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25 Min
1 Hr


  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1/2 large
    onion, chopped fine
  • 1 lb
    ground pork
  • 4 Tbsp
    tomato paste
  • 1/2 c
    chicken broth
  • 1 c
    long grain rice
  • 3
  • 1 c
    whole milk
  • 1 tsp
    curry powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1 1/2 c
    parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 c
    chicken broth
  • 1/2 c
    additional parmesan cheese for top, optional

How to Make Baked Rice Maltese Style


  1. In a large skillet, heat oil and add onion. Cook until soft and translucent. Add pork and cook until meat is browned and cooked through. Add tomato paste, 1/2 cup broth, curry powder, salt and pepper. Mix well.
  2. Whisk eggs in a medium bowl and add 1 1/2 cups parmesan cheese and milk - mix well.
  3. In an large deep casserole dish, place rinsed and drained rice. Cover with meat sauce mixture and stir to combine. Add egg mixture and stir to combine thoroughly. Add 1 cup chicken broth and mix well.
  4. Preheat oven to 325 and bake casserole for 30 minutes. Stir mixture to evenly distribute. Sprinkle 1/2 cup of parmesan over the top, if desired, and continue baking 30 minutes or until rice is set and golden brown.

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About Baked Rice Maltese Style

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

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