Swiss Chard and Rice Balls
What You'll Need
¾ cup onion, finely diced
3 cup cooked brown rice
1 cup Swiss chard, cooked, squeezed of liquid, chopped
½ cup chickpea flour
⅔ cup water
1 Tbsp dried Italian herbs
black pepper to taste
4 Tbsp chili/garlic sauce
How to Make It
1 Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees F.
2 Thoroughly mix all ingredients.
3 Line a baking dish or sheet with parchment paper or non-stick aluminum foil.
4 Scoop ⅓ cup of rice ball mixture into the palm of your hand, cup with your other hand, roll/shape into a ball, squeezing the mixture gradually to make it stick.
5 Place ball onto baking dish or sheet.
6 Repeat making the balls with the remaining mixture.
7 Bake for 30 minutes, then carefully flip over each ball, and bake for another 15 minutes.
8 Let cool and serve with favorite plant-based tomato-veggie, white, mushroom, or brown sauce
You can use regular flour and other grains (millet, quinoa etc.).
If your first ball won’t hold together as you shape it, add a bit more of your binding flour and mix again.
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