Thursday, May 28, 2009

Polpettine di Spinaci - Spinach Meatballs

Also today I'll show you another recipe from the cuisine of Bologna, lighter than the last one, for the joy of all the people who, like me, is on diet and who could use it as a complete meal for lunch or dinner. The ones who haven't weight problems can use this dish as a starter, but the evil god of the fat people will punish you one day.

The ingredients here are very typical of my region: sausage, spinach and Parmesan cheese. We can meet them in many sauces and various combination. Here they are used to produce some small meatballs that, when hot just after being cooked, melt into the mouth. You can use their flavor to slothfully trick who doesn't like vegetables, just like mother did when I was a child with this and others deceits.

Ingredients for approximately 4 persons: 1.1 lb. of spinach, 7 oz. fresh sausage, 8 tablespoons of grated Parmesan cheese, 3 1/2 tablespoons of butter, 2 eggs, breadcrumbs, grated nutmeg, salt, pepper.

Preparation: wash the spinach and boil them is a few water (or steam them). Put them in a bowl together with the sausage, the cheese, a pinch of grated nutmeg, a couple of whisked eggs and salt and pepper as you like. Mix well the dough and shape from it some little balls that you have to sprinkle with breadcrumbs. Fry the balls in some hot butter and serve them at table still very hot.

Polpettine di Spinaci - Spinach Meatballs

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7 commenti :

Cianfresca said...

come al solito guardare le tue foto è una meraviglia! E se nel frattempo leggo anche le ricette sono sempre più estasiata!

elisabetta said...

sapevo che non dovevo passare di qua... a quest'ora poi... la fame che già avevo è schizzata alle stelle!

Peter G said...

These polpettine look absolutely beautiful Alessandro...and perfectly presented!

astrofiammante said...

davvero golose...e orginali!!

Ben said...

Oh they are beautiful! They look very similar to the ones my mom used to make. I need to try these now.

Dominique said...

Pictures are beautiful (like usually), and the recipe... surely very tasty: I'll try it!

Tartelette said...

Beautifully presented and sounds delicious! How I wish we were neighbors Alessandro!

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