Rice Balls

Carol Perricone


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

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20 Min
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3 c
hot cooked rice
1 c
shredded mozzarella cheese
2 large
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)

How to Make Rice Balls


  • 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.

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About Rice Balls

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

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