Main Dishes

Polpettone Italian Meatloaf

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For the decoration inside
1 boiled carrot, sliced lengthways in 4 pieces
1 lightly boiled courgette (zucchini), sliced lengthways in 4 pieces
1 or 2 hard-boiled eggs


For the polpettone itself
(1 cup) breadcrumbs to coat
(1 lb) very lean, quality ground beef
Fifth to half a nutmeg, grated (adjust quantity to taste)
2 eggs
1 cup parsley, chopped
2 cloves garlic, chopped
(1/4 lb) Parmesan cheese
(1/4 lb) ricotta cheese
2 boiled, mashed medium potatoes
3 heaped tablespoons flour

1 glass white wine
For the sauce
(2 lb) ripe tomatoes, skinned and chopped
2 cloves garlic

Bunch basil (20 fresh leaves)
Mix the ingredients for the polpettone very well, using a fork. Roll out into a dinner plate size shape. Place the vegetables on the rolled mixture. Roll up into a “Yuletide log” shape. If using, toast the...
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Nutritions

Calories
907

Sodium
1300mg
54% DV

Fat
76g
118% DV

Protein
18g
37% DV

Carbs
32g
11% DV

Fiber
5g
22% DV