Cheesy Chorizo Risotto Balls

Crisp on the outside and gooey on the inside, these Cheesy Chorizo Risotto Balls are the perfect bites before you kick off any party.


Ingredients
2
cups
risotto
2
ounces
smoked chorizo, finely diced
4
ounces
pepper jack cheese, finely diced
3
tablespoons
flat leaf parsley, chopped
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Salt and pepper, to taste
2
tablespoons
butter, melted
1
cup
panko breadcrumbs
Directions
Preheat oven to 400F. Line baking sheet with aluminum foil and set aside.
In a bowl combine risotto, chorizo, cheese, and parsley. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Place melted butter in a small bowl and breadcrumbs in another small bowl.
Using 1 tablespoon at a time, roll ball in butter and then in breadcrumbs. Place on baking sheet and repeat with remaining risotto mixture.
Transfer balls to oven and bake for 25 minutes, or until crisp and golden
Allow balls to cool slightly, then peel off foil and plate. Garnish with additional parsley before serving.

The base number of servings for this recipe is 4
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