Sformato di riso e Fontina DOP – Rice and Fontina DOP flan

Rice and Fontina DOP flan – Cooperativa Produttori Latte e Fontina

Ingredients for 4 people:

  • 500 g rice
  • 100 g of cooked ham in one slice
  • 200 g of Fontina DOP
  • 4 eggs
  • 60 g of butter
  • pepper
  • salt
  • oregano
  • tomato sauce

How to make Rice and Fontina DOP flan

Cook rice in salted water until half cooked. Drain and season with pepper and 50 g of butter.
Add the Fontina and the prosciutto cut into small cubes; mix, adding the four egg yolks, and cool completely.
Then add the egg whites beaten until stiff. Grease a mold with the remaining butter (it is best if it is a pudding mold with a rise in the center) and arrange the mixture in it. Cook in a scorching oven in a bain-marie, then put the mold in a pan with boiling water and bake in the oven.
Boiling water and bake at 270 °C for 20 or 30 minutes.
Serve accompanied by a very thick tomato sauce cooked for a long time, flavored with a pinch of oregano.

Regional Recipe from Aosta Valley





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