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Italian Rice Balls Recipe

Italian Rice Balls Recipe

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How To Make Italian Rice Balls Recipe

We can never thank the Italian people enough for inventing pizza and pasta. And you can enjoy these anytime with these easy-to-follow Italian recipes, while you take a sip of your wine! Bon Apetit!

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 50 minutes



  • 2 cups cooked white rice
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup marinara sauce


  1. In a large bowl, combine cooked rice, Parmesan cheese, mozzarella cheese, parsley, and eggs. Mix well.

  2. Take a handful of the rice mixture and form it into a ball. Make an indentation in the center and place a small piece of mozzarella cheese.

  3. Cover the cheese with more rice mixture and form into a ball, sealing the cheese inside.

  4. Roll the rice balls in bread crumbs to coat them evenly.

  5. In a large skillet, heat vegetable oil over medium heat. Fry the rice balls until golden brown on all sides.

  6. Serve the rice balls hot with marinara sauce for dipping.


  • Calories : 320kcal
  • Total Fat : 12g
  • Saturated Fat : 4g
  • Cholesterol : 96mg
  • Sodium : 580mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 39g
  • Dietary Fiber : 2g
  • Sugar : 3g
  • Protein : 12g
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