Italian Stuffed Rice Balls (Suppli alla Telefono)

Recipe by Trixyinaz
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READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
SERVES: 4-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • ~~~RICEBALLS~~~.
  • Heat the olive oil in a pan with the garlic and onion.
  • Cook until soft and add the basil.
  • Add the cooked rice, season and blend it all together well.
  • Pour the rice into a bowl, place in the fridge to chill.
  • When cold, fold in the Parmesan and butter.
  • Divide the rice into small balls of equal size pieces.
  • Cut the mozzarella and sun dried tomatoes into half inch size pieces.
  • Push a piece of mozzarella and tomatoes into the center of each rice ball.
  • Reform the rice, pulling back over the cheese and tomato, ensuring it is completely enclosed.
  • Coat the rice balls in seasoned flour (salt and pepper) then beaten egg, then into the breadcrumbs.
  • Deep fry the balls in hot vegetable oil for 3-5 minutes until golden and crisp.
  • Drain on kitchen paper.
  • ~~~POMODORASAUCE~~~.
  • Spray a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium heat until hot.
  • Add red onion and garlic and saute until onion is soft.
  • Add red wine and reduce heat slightly.
  • Add tomatoes, basil, chives and parsley and remove from heat.
  • You want the ingredients just heated, not actually cooked.
  • Season with salt, pepper, and sugar.
  • Place Suppli (Rice Balls) on a platter and pour the sauce on and around the Rice Balls.
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