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Rice Balls

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Serves 10 | Prep Time 20 | Cook Time 20

Why I Love This Recipe

My family loves to cook with fresh vegetables. I adapted this from a misc amount of our family favorites. :)

Ingredients You'll Need

4 cups brown rice, cooked
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
1 medium onion, chopped
1/2 cup chickpeas
1 clove garlic, minced
1 teaspoon tomato paste
5 +1 tablespoons olive oil
1 small tomato diced
Paprika for sprinkling garnish
Salt to taste


In a frying pan, add the 5 tbs oil, garlic, and onions.

In another pan, add the 1 tbs oil, peppers.

Once the onions and garlic and slightly caramelized, add in the chickpeas.

Mix the rice with the tomato paste, then add the peppers mixture, onion mixture, and diced tomato.

Take ice cream scoop and shape into rice balls.

Salt to taste -

Sprinkle with Paprika for added color.

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