Tuna, Cream Cheese, and Avocado Rice Balls Recipe | Yummly

Tuna, Cream Cheese, and Avocado Rice Balls

MADELEINE COCINA
9Ingredients
55Minutes
590Calories
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Description

Sometimes, it is nice to take your time to prepare a special meal for you and your favorite person. This Tuna, Cream Cheese, and Avocado Rice Balls take about an hour to prepare and are absolutely divine. The recipe calls for sushi rice, water, rice vinegar, salt, cream cheese, canned tuna, chile de arbol flakes or red pepper flakes, ground black pepper, and avocado. Your taste buds will thank you for this dish.

Ingredients

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  • 2/3 cup sushi rice
  • 1 1/3 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • salt
  • 80 grams cream cheese
  • 142 grams canned tuna
  • 1 teaspoon chile de arbol (flakes, or red pepper flakes)
  • ground black pepper
  • 1/2 avocado (chopped and sliced for garnish, optional)
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    Directions

    1. Wash the rice 3 times to loosen the starch. Add the water, cover and cook on low heat for 15 minutes. Once the water has evaporated, turn off the heat, and let the rice rest for 20 minutes with the lid on.
    2. Add the vinegar and salt. Stir carefully and let it cool completely.
    3. Soften the cream cheese, add the tuna, chile flakes, and a pinch of black pepper and mix.
    4. With wet hands, place a layer of rice, add tuna and a piece of avocado. Cover with rice and carefully shape into balls.
    5. Serve on a bed of lettuce and garnish with avocado slices.
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    NutritionView More

    590Calories
    Sodium33% DV780mg
    Fat42% DV27g
    Protein55% DV28g
    Carbs19% DV57g
    Fiber20% DV5g
    Calories590Calories from Fat240
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat27g42%
    Saturated Fat10g50%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol55mg18%
    Sodium780mg33%
    Potassium500mg14%
    Protein28g55%
    Calories from Fat240
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate57g19%
    Dietary Fiber5g20%
    Sugars2g4%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C10%
    Calcium8%
    Iron15%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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