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Polpettone

Italian Polpettone with Mixed Herbs

4

Serves

15 mins

Prep Time

25 mins

Cook Time

Kathy Paterson

Recipe author

Kathy Paterson

Polpettone are large meatballs, similar to meatloaf, and are from Italy. Perfect for a cold winter evening!

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High Iron

Low Fat

Low Sodium

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Ingredients

Beef Meatballs

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500g Quality Mark beef mince

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1 cup breadcrumbs

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fresh white

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3 garlic cloves

crushed

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1 egg

lightly beaten

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3 tbsp full cream milk

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1 1/2 tsp worcestershire sauce

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1/2 cup fresh mixed herbs

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chopped

Tomato Sauce

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1 onion

finely chopped

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2 garlic cloves

sliced

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400g can chopped tomatoes in juice

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1½ - 2 cups vegetable stock

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1 tbsp tomato paste

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1 tsp sugar

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1 bay leaf

To Serve

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⅓ cup grated Parmesan cheese

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½ cup parsley

roughly chopped

Method

To Make Meatballs

To Make Sauce

To Assemble

To Serve

1

Preheat the oven to 220°C.

2

Lightly oil a deep baking dish or skillet (one that will fit 8 meatballs comfortably in a single layer).

3

Mix all meatball ingredients together well, then shape into 8 meatballs and place in prepared baking dish.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (417g)

Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).

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Energy

1543 (368)kJ

Protein

39.4g

Total Fat

12g

Saturated Fat

5.5g

Carbs

24.5g

Sugars

8.1g

Sodium

665mg

Iron*

7.1mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)

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