Italian meatballs aka Polpette. We feature authentic Italian cuisine curated by the the one and only Nicky Meatballs! Featured in countless New York blogs and news outlets Polpette and Nicky Meatballs are some of the biggest names in the NYC Italian cuisine scene! They are delicious in spaghetti sauce and make a perfect meatball sandwich!
Ingredients of Italian meatballs aka Polpette
- You need 400 gr of mince beef meat.
- You need 1 slice of bread.
- You need 2 tbsp of grated parmesan.
- It’s 1 of small glass of milk.
- Prepare 1 pinch of salt.
- It’s 1 pinch of pepper.
- Prepare 3 pinch of parsley.
- It’s 1 of egg.
The sauce is homemade and the meatballs are handcrafted. Polpette is a word denoting Italian meatballs, traditionally consisting of ground beef or veal (and sometimes pork) that is shaped into small balls. Although some might think that polpette are served with pasta, that is mostly an American thing, and Italian polpette are typically consumed on their own. Learn how to make classic Italian meatballs with this simple recipe that pairs well with a simple tomato sauce and pasta, in a sandwich, or alone!
Italian meatballs aka Polpette step by step
- Gather the materials and put in the multi mixer the bread with milk, parsley and parmesan. If the bread is already crumbled no need for mixer..
- Break the egg in the mince meat add salt and pepper and stir..
- Add in the minced meat the mixed ingredients and stir to obtain a smooth result. Then put it to rest in the fridge at least half hour..
- After 30 minutes,we make small balls and we roll them slightly in the flour..
- In a pan put 2 tbsp of olive oil and some herbs like sage rosemary etc and let the pan come to a high temperature..
- After the pan is ready we put the little balls and we stir them. We add bit of salt if needed and slowly we add the lemon juice and the wine. We let them be cooked in a medium fire for 8 to 10 minutes. Enjoy!.
While spaghetti and meatballs have come to symbolize "Italian food" in the U. S. as much as pizza does, many Americans might be surprised to learn that. The good thing is, Italians do eat meatballs. They're called polpette and are typically either made small enough to use in We sure do! Polpette alla Napoletana: Meatballs In Tomato Sauce.