Rice Balls with Marinara

barbara lentz


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


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20 Min
5 Min
Deep Fry


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1 c
arborio rice
2 c
4 clove
garlic minced
1 Tbsp
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
1/2 inch by 1/2 inch cubes of mozzarella cheese
oil for frying

How to Make Rice Balls with Marinara


  • 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

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About Rice Balls with Marinara

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

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