Beef & ricotta meatball recipe
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Beef & ricotta meatball recipe

Beef and ricotta meatballs

5 shallots diced finely, 3 cloves of garlic crushed, 5 tbs olive oil

Sweat off shallots in the olive oil and refridgerate

1kg of beef mince, 550g ricotta, 250g breadcrumb, 100g parmesan, 2 eggs, 50 grams chopped fresh oregano

Salt and black pepper too taste

Combine all and the cold cooked shallots and garlic. Colour in frying and simmer in tomato sauce.

Tomato and basil sauce

2 shallots, 1 stick of celery, 2 cloves of garlic, 1 carrot

All roughly chopped and coloured in a cm of extra virgin olive oil, 2 glass of red wine, reduce half, 1kg chopped tomatoes

Simmer 1 hour, add 200g butter 10g sugar, season, 50g basil.

Blend until smooth


500g “oo” flour, 1 egg, 200gram egg yolk, 20gram extra virgin olive oil

Combine all and knead, rest