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    Ricotta Balls with Basil

    Ricotta Balls with Basil

    Make this easy Ricotta Balls appetizer with your Philips Airfryer!

    Servings 20 persons, Preparation time 15 minutes, Cooking time: 16 minutes
    30-60 minutes
    Starters and snacks


    • 8 oz. ricotta
    • 2 tablespoons flour
    • 1 egg, separated
    • Freshly ground pepper
    • 1 cup fresh chopped basil
    • 1 tablespoon chives, finely chopped
    • 3 slices of stale white bread


    • Mix the ricotta in a bowl with the flour, egg yolk, 1 teaspoon salt and freshly ground pepper. Stir the basil, chives and orange peel through the mixture.
    • Divide the mixture into 20 equal portions and shape them into balls with wet hands. Let the balls rest for a while.
    • Grind the bread slices into fine breadcrumbs with the food processor and mix with the olive oil. Pour the mixture into a deep dish. Briefly beat the egg white in another deep dish.
    • Preheat the Airfryer to 395°F.
    • Carefully coat the ricotta balls in the egg white and then in the breadcrumbs.
    • Put 10 balls in the basket and slide the basket into the Airfryer. Set the timer to 8 minutes. Bake the balls until golden brown. Bake the rest of the balls in the same way.
    • Serve the ricotta balls in a platter.
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