Authentic Roman Suppli Recipe (Supplì alla Romana)

This dish is prepared with the rich flavors of carnaroli rice, mozzarella cheese, and butter and elevated by the subtle touch of onion, tomato puree, and fresh basil leaves.

Ingredients  carnaroli rice mozzarella cheese butter onion tomato puree milk vegetable broth basil leaves eggs Parmigiano cheese Roman pecorino cheese Salt Olive oil

Heat oil and 2 tbsp of butter in a pan. Add the finely chopped onion, and saute until it turns translucent.


Add the rice to the pan, seasoning it with a touch of salt. Toast the grains shortly for enhanced flavor.


Pour in vegetable broth, stirring to incorporate. Follow this with tomato puree and warm milk. Cook the mixture for 15 minutes.


Add in basil the remaining butter, pecorino, and Parmigiano. Spread your creamy risotto on a cool surface


Mold the rice into a ball using wet hands, creating a small pocket in the center. Insert a mozzarella cube inside, sealing and shaping the rice into an elongated form.


Whisk eggs in a bowl, with a touch of salt. Immerse each rice ball, making sure it's an even coat. Roll them in breadcrumbs. Heat the oil to 340°F. Fry the Roman Suppli for 3 minutes.


Drain excess oil using absorbent paper. Allow the Suppli a short resting period.


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