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Dumplings with ricotta cheese (Polpette di ricotta)

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Dumplings with ricotta cheese (Polpette di ricotta) Dumplings with ricotta cheese is a variant of the traditional meatballs. The ricotta used for this recipe is a typical Apulian cottage cheese made with milk from sheep, goat or a mix of the twos.

Ingredients

  • 300 g ricotta cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 100 g stale bread
  • Parsley
  • Breadcrumbs
  • Milk
  • Olive oil for frying
  • Salt
  • Pepper
Serves
4
Prep.
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Cooking
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Healthy
Easy
250
calories
per person

 

Preparation

  1. Soak bread in milk for a few minutes, then wring it out and place in a large bowl.
  2. Add ricotta, eggs, chopped parsley, a pinch of salt, pepper and knead.
  3. Shape into small balls and coat in breadcrumbs.
  4. Bring olive oil to temperature and fry the dumplings a bit at a time.
  5. Remove them when golden brown in colour and place them on kitchen paper.
  6. Serve hot.
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