There are few combinations more delicious than rich dark chocolate and salt. This creative take on a classic flavor pairing combines semi-sweet chocolate with salty prosciutto and wraps them both in creamy, savory risotto.
Unsalted Butter (2 Tbsp)
in a large sauté pan. Heat
Chicken Stock (3 cups)
to a boil in a separate pan.
Arborio Rice (1 cup)
in the butter.
Ladle some chicken stock on top of the rice and start to stir almost constantly until the liquid is absorbed. Repeat until the rice is cooked through.
Gruyère Cheese (3/4 cup)
Prosciutto (6 slices)
Fresh Basil (1 Tbsp)
to the rice and taste for seasoning. Add
Salt (to taste)
Ground Black Pepper (to taste)
Spread the risotto out on a tray lined with wax paper and cool in the refrigerator.
Meanwhile, heat the
Vegetable Oil (as needed)
in a pan to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C), put the
Breadcrumbs (to taste)
in a shallow bowl for breading, and cut the
Cream Cheese (1 Tbsp)
into small cubes, about 1/8 teaspoon each.
Take the risotto out of the fridge and mix in a bowl with the
NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels (1 Tbsp)
Scoop out a small amount of the risotto mixture and flatten with hands. Put the cream cheese in the center and then roll into a ball. Bread with breadcrumbs and set aside. This should make about 20 rice balls.
Put a few of rice balls in the oil at a time and stir consistently. Take out once golden brown and salt immediately. Repeat with remaining rice balls.
Nutrition Per Serving
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