Polpette: Italian Meatballs 🧡

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Ceci

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
15
min.
Preparation
30
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-2+
400 g ground beef
100 g bread
breadcrumb
extra-virgin olive oil
60 g grated Parmesan cheese
eggs
2 tsp salt
pepper
parsley
½ clove garlic
100 ml milk

Utensils

  • baking tin
  • Step 1/6

    • 100 g bread
    • 100 ml milk

    Reduce the breadcrumb (soft inner part of the bread) into small pieces and place them in a bowl. Cover with milk and let rest for a few minutes. Remove the breadcrumbs and squeeze them to remove the excess milk, then place them in a empty bowl.

  • Step 2/6

    Add minced meet, eggs, minced garlic, grated Parmesan cheese, ground pepper and finely cut parsley to the soften breadcrumb.
    • 400 g ground beef
    • 60 g grated Parmesan cheese
    • eggs
    • 2 tsp salt
    • pepper
    • parsley
    • ½ clove garlic

    Add minced meet, eggs, minced garlic, grated Parmesan cheese, ground pepper and finely cut parsley to the soften breadcrumb.

  • Step 3/6

    Mix well with a spoon until the ingredients are united and the mixture homogeneous.

    Mix well with a spoon until the ingredients are united and the mixture homogeneous.

  • Step 4/6

    Form small balls out of the mixed ingredients (with your hands or with the help of two table spoons). Then pass them on each side over some dried breadcrumbs.
    • breadcrumb

    Form small balls out of the mixed ingredients (with your hands or with the help of two table spoons). Then pass them on each side over some dried breadcrumbs.

  • Step 5/6

    Place the meatballs on an oiled baking tin. Preheat the oven at 180 degrees and let the meatballs cook for about 30/40 minutes (cooking time will depend on the size of the meatballs).
    • extra-virgin olive oil
    • baking tin

    Place the meatballs on an oiled baking tin. Preheat the oven at 180 degrees and let the meatballs cook for about 30/40 minutes (cooking time will depend on the size of the meatballs).

  • Step 6/6

    Remove the polpette from the oven and let them rest for just a couple of minutes.  Serve them while still hot with some veggie side 🥗.

    Remove the polpette from the oven and let them rest for just a couple of minutes. Serve them while still hot with some veggie side 🥗.

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