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Italian

Savoury Cheese & Rice Balls

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40 Min
Easy
Bite through the crisp shell of the rice ball to discover the gooey, cheesy centre. These make a perfect entrée or a sophisticated party food.

Ingredients

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4 portions
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1 tbsp
Olive Oil
1 
  ( 150 g )
Onion, finely chopped
0.75 cup
  ( 150 g )
Arborio Rice
0.5 cup
  ( 125 ml )
White Wine
2 cups
  ( 500 ml )
Water
1 tbsp
Maggi Original Seasoning
0.25 cup
  ( 20 g )
Grated Parmesan
1 tsp
Parsley
2 
Eggs
125 g
Mozzarella
0.67 cup
Bread Crumbs

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Nutrition Value

Energy
397.99 kcal
Protein
17.11 g
Carbohydrates
39.57 g
Sugars
2.74 g
Fats
16.1 g
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Instruction

40 Minutes
Step 1
4 Min
Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat; add onion, cook 2 minutes or until soft; add rice, cook a further 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
Step 2
15 Min
Stir in wine, half the water and MAGGI Original Seasoning. Bring to boil, reduce heat, simmer stirring occasionally, until liquid has nearly evaporated. Stir in remaining water, simmer a further 12 minutes or until all liquid has evaporated and rice is cooked.
Step 3
1 Min
Stir in parmesan cheese and parsley; cool slightly, stir in eggs.
Step 4
10 Min
Roll a tablespoonful of mixture around each cube of cheese, shape into a ball; coat with breadcrumbs. Repeat with remaining mixture and cheese. Refrigerate 1 hour.
Step 5
10 Min
Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium heat; add a few rice balls at a time, cook approx 3 minutes or until golden on all sides. Drain; cook remaining rice balls.
Savoury Cheese & Rice Balls

Step 1 of 5

Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat; add onion, cook 2 minutes or until soft; add rice, cook a further 2 minutes, stirring constantly.

Savoury Cheese & Rice Balls

Step 2 of 5

Stir in wine, half the water and MAGGI Original Seasoning. Bring to boil, reduce heat, simmer stirring occasionally, until liquid has nearly evaporated. Stir in remaining water, simmer a further 12 minutes or until all liquid has evaporated and rice is cooked.

Savoury Cheese & Rice Balls

Step 3 of 5

Stir in parmesan cheese and parsley; cool slightly, stir in eggs.

Savoury Cheese & Rice Balls

Step 4 of 5

Roll a tablespoonful of mixture around each cube of cheese, shape into a ball; coat with breadcrumbs. Repeat with remaining mixture and cheese. Refrigerate 1 hour.

Savoury Cheese & Rice Balls

Step 5 of 5

Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium heat; add a few rice balls at a time, cook approx 3 minutes or until golden on all sides. Drain; cook remaining rice balls.

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