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Rice Balls

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  • 3 cups hot cooked rice
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 large eggs
  • Dash of course salt
  • Dash of fresh crushed pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup dried bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup fresh shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup diced onions (optional)


In a large mixing bowl add garlic powder, rice, mozzarella cheese, eggs, salt and pepper, mix well. Let set for 15 minutes at room temp to achieve a forming consistency. With your hands, make 1-2 inch balls out of the mixture.

In a medium size shallow dish mix dried bread crumbs with Parmesan cheese and blend. Roll the rice balls in mixture, coat evenly.


Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Place the rice balls on a non-stick Silpat or cookie sheet and bake for 17-20 minutes or until golden brown.

Serve as an appetizer with Alfredo or Marinara Sauce.

This dish goes nicely with a plate of fresh sauteed vegetables

198 Calories

Servings: 6
Time:25 Minutes Preparation Time
20 Minutes Cooking Time

Source: Rice Recipes

By LRP from LWL, MA

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