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Party Rice Balls

 
One serving costs about $0.18

$0.18 per serving

52 people like this recipe

52 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

24 antipasti,starter,snack,appetizer,antipasto,hor d'oeuvre
spoonacular Score:23%

Spoonacular Score: 23%

 

Party Rice Balls takes roughly roughly 45 minutes from beginning to end. One portion of this dish contains around 3g of protein, 2g of fat, and a total of 68 calories. This recipe serves 24 and costs 18 cents per serving. If you have breadcrumbs, water, salt, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. A couple people really liked this hor d'oeuvre. This recipe is liked by 52 foodies and cooks. It is brought to you by Foodista. Taking all factors into account, this recipe earns a spoonacular score of 22%, which is rather bad. If you like this recipe, you might also like recipes such as Party Cheese Balls, Party Cheese Balls, and Triple Chocolate Party Balls.

Ingredients

Servings:
1 cup
1 cup white rice
white rice
3 cups
3 cups water
water
1 tsp
1 tsp salt
salt
2
2  eggs
eggs
1 cup
1 cup romano cheese
romano cheese
1 Tbs
1 Tbs fresh parsley
fresh parsley
1 cup
1 cup plain breadcrumbs
plain breadcrumbs
some
some oil
oil
1 cup white rice
1 cup
white rice
3 cups water
3 cups
water
1 tsp salt
1 tsp
salt
2  eggs
2
eggs
1 cup romano cheese
1 cup
romano cheese
1 Tbs fresh parsley
1 Tbs
fresh parsley
1 cup plain breadcrumbs
1 cup
plain breadcrumbs
some oil
some
oil

Equipment

paper towels
paper towels
frying pan
frying pan
bowl
bowl
oven
oven
paper towels
paper towels
frying pan
frying pan
bowl
bowl
oven
oven


Instructions

Bring water and 1 tsp. of salt to boil and stir in rice. Reduce heat, cover and cook rice until all water is absorbed. Fluff rice and set aside until it is warm to the touch. You must work with WARM rice, not cold. Mix the eggs, cheese and parsley in a small bowl. Add to the warm rice and stir well until all rice is coated with the egg mixture. In a separate bowl, add the cup of breadcrumbs. Keeping your hands wet, roll rice mixture into balls the size of a golf ball. Coat with breadcrumbs. Repeat until all the rice mixture is used. Heat about 1-inch of oil in a heavy skillet, preferably cast iron. Oil should be about 375 degrees OR when a cube of bread is dropped in the oil, it will brown in 1 minute. Add rice balls to hot oil and brown on all sides. This may have to be done in stages--do NOT crowd the pan! Fry maybe 6-8 balls at a time so they have plenty of room to move around in the pan. When brown, remove to a plate covered with a paper towel to drain oil. These may be kept warm in a 200 degree oven until all the rice balls are cooked. Makes about 24 rice balls. Serve with marinara sauce and extra cheese.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $0.15
Ingredient
1 cup white rice
2 eggs
1 cup romano cheese
1 Tb fresh parsley
1 cup plain breadcrumbs
some oil
Price
$0.59
$0.48
$2.00
$0.15
$0.42
$0.04
$3.69

Tips

Health Tips

  • Depending on the recipe, you might be able to substitute almond meal or flaxseed for the breadcrumbs to reduce the carbohydrate content and up the nutrition. For example, almond meal works well for breading, while ground flaxseed can help with binding.

  • Here is an easy health swap: substitute brown rice for white rice. Brown rice is a whole grain, while white rice is brown rice stripped of some of its parts and much of its fiber and other nutrients. It is important to note, however, that all rice types raise your blood sugar and should be eaten in moderation. In fact, if it seems like it would work in the recipe, the best option would probably be so-called cauliflower rice.

  • Be conscious of your choice of cooking oils. Some studies have shown that vegetable oils like safflower oil, sunflower oil, and canola oil might actually contribute to heart disease. Olive oil is a good alternative for low temperature cooking, while coconut oil is a recent favorite for high temperature cooking. Do your research!

  • Although the body needs salt to survive, most of us get too much. The problem with consuming too much salt (what chemists call "sodium chloride") is actually the sodium part, which is why people concerned about high blood pressure go on low-sodium diets. If you are trying to reduce salt in your diet, you can try salt substitutes like potassium chloride or try to make do with less salt by using more black pepper, herbs, and spices.

  • get more health tips

Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Green Tips

  • According to the Non-GMO Project, about 90% of the canola oil in the United States is made from genetically modified rapeseed, so if this issue is important to you be sure to buy certified organic or certified GMO-free canola oil!

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
67 Calories
2g Protein
1g Total Fat
9g Carbs
1% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
67
3%

Fat
1g
3%

  Saturated Fat
0.9g
6%

Carbohydrates
9g
3%

  Sugar
0.33g
0%

Cholesterol
17mg
6%

Sodium
187mg
8%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
2g
6%

Manganese
0.13mg
6%

Calcium
58mg
6%

Selenium
4µg
6%

Phosphorus
55mg
6%

Vitamin B1
0.05mg
3%

Vitamin B2
0.05mg
3%

Vitamin K
3µg
3%

Vitamin B3
0.43mg
2%

Iron
0.39mg
2%

Zinc
0.31mg
2%

Folate
7µg
2%

Copper
0.04mg
2%

Vitamin B5
0.18mg
2%

Magnesium
6mg
2%

Vitamin B12
0.1µg
2%

Vitamin B6
0.03mg
1%

Fiber
0.31g
1%

Vitamin A
50IU
1%

covered percent of daily need

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