Have you decided to serve one of our all-time favourites arancini balls at your next dinner party but lacking inspiration for the rest of your menu. Look no further we’ve got all of your basis covered.
First up, for those who aren’t familiar with these balls of gooey goodness, arancini balls are made from risotto rice rolled in egg, flour, cheese, herbs and breadcrumbs and then deep-fried until they are crispy and golden. Yes for the rookies out there, they taste as delicious as they sound.
P.s you can also make arancini cakes with similar ingredients.
With their Italian heritage, it is good to stick with Italian pairings, think fragrant herbs, tomato sauces and creamy white sauces. Here is a list of our solution for the question of what to eat with arancini balls?
1. Polenta, Rosemary and Parmesan Wedges
Take your frozen wedges to the next level with this delicious Italian twist! Get the full recipe
2. Best Ever Minestrone with Garlic Rolls
Keep that wild winter weather at bay with our signature Minestrone - made all the more delicious with our DIY garlic rolls. Get the full recipe.
3. Cauliflower base pizza
Give your menu a healthy makeover with this cracker pizza dish. Get the full recipe.
4. Italian kale
This recipe makes the perfect side salad for any roast dinner. Get the full recipe.
5. Sweet & Sour Artichokes with Prosciutto
This antipasto dish is the perfect accompaniment to arancini. Get the full recipe.
6. Classic Panzanella
A yummy anchovy salad! Try it with sliced cooked chicken to make it even tastier! Get the full recipe.
7. Italian stuffed bullhorn capsicums
Take five ingredients and whip up this simple vegetarian midweek dinner recipe of pesto capsicums with couscous, mozzarella cheese and tomatoes. Yummo! Get the full recipe.
8. Prosciutto, borlotti and roast tomato salad
This recipe for prosciutto, borlotti and roast tomato salad is super easy to throw together, It's perfect for a midweek lunch or dinner. Get the full recipe.
9. Insalata caprese
This Italian caprese is made with cherry tomatoes and fior di latte cheese. A light and delicious entree for any meal. Get the full recipe.
10. Tomato bruschetta
This classic Italian starter is a welcome addition to any summer gathering. Get the full recipe.
11. Prosciutto, bocconcini, basil & tomato forks
Elegant, no-cook canapes that will get your next party started right. Get the full recipe.
12. Insalata mista
A simple green salad that's the perfect complement for any Italian meal. Get the full recipe.
Why not finish off your night with a sweet twist:
Chew Town's sweet-style arancini balls
Attention sweet tooths! You can now give your favourite party starters a dark-chocolate twist. Guests will not see this one coming. Get the full recipe.