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Ham and Rice Balls

 

62

Yield

12

servings

Prep

30

min

Cook

30

min

Ready

60

min

Trans-fat Free
 

Ingredients

1 cup long grain rice
cooked, no salt
1 cup ham
bite-sized pieces
*
1 x vegetable oil
*
1 medium celery
stalk, finely chopped
*
1 small onions
finely chopped
6 ounces fontina cheese
shredded
cup green peas
thawed
2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon parsley leaves
chopped
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon black pepper
½ cup bread crumbs
dried
1 each eggs
large
14 ounces marinara sauce
or diavolo

Directions

In processor blend ham until ground.

In 2tb hot oil, cook celery and onion until very tender.

Remove skillet from heat; stir in cooked rice, ham, fontina, peas, Parmesan, parsley, salt and pepper.

Divide rice mixture into 12 equal portions.

With hands, shape into a ball.

On waxed paper, place bread crumbs.

In pie plate, beat egg.

Dip balls in egg, then into crumbs to coat.

Wipe skillet clean.

In same skillet in ½ cup hot oil, cook balls, turning frequently, until evenly browned and heated through, about 15 minutes.

To serve, heat sauce until hot.

Serve rice balls with sauce.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 57g (2.0 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 12524% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 294mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Sugars g
Protein 9g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 7% Iron 7%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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