The Secret to Making the Best Polpette – Recipe

The Secret to Making the Best Polpette – Recipe

Nobody likes dry meatballs. The ingredients in this recipe by Recipe30 are what make these polpette the best you’ve ever had. (Maybe even better than nonnas!)


  • ⅓ cup full cream milk
  • 2 large slices of brown bread
  • 1lb – 450g beef and pork mince (15-20% fat)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1Cracked black pepper
  • 2oz 58g pancetta (minced)
  • 4oz – 120g button mushrooms (approx.4 large)
  • 1 shallot
  • 1 garlic clove
  • ¼ tsp dried oregano
  • ½ cup – 40g grated pecorino (plus extra for garnish)
  • ¼ cup chopped parsley (keep some for garnish)
  • 1 whole egg
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • ½ cup of full-bodied red wine
  • 6 cups marinara sauce

What is your meatball recipe? Do you have a secret ingredient that you put in them? Share your secret ingredients below in the comments.


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