Polpette - Italian Meatballs
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Spoon some tomato sauce over these meatballs and serve with spaghetti to put a smile on everyone's face.
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 6
  • 3 slices stale bread
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 3 tablespoons grated Romano cheese
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 2 to 3 eggs, slightly beaten
  • Salt and pepper
  • Flour
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  1. Soak bread in water 5 minutes; squeeze dry.
  2. Mix thoroughly with meat, grated Romano cheese, garlic, and parsley.
  3. Add the eggs a little at a time until the texture is right (very moist, but not too wet).
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Shape into balls about the size of a small egg; roll in flour.
  6. Fry in hot oil 10 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Serve very hot with vegetables and salad. May also be served with spaghetti and plain tomato sauce.
Recipe by Orgasmic Chef at https://orgasmicchef.com/mains/food-writer-fridays-spotlight-on-katherine-martinelli/