Veal & Ricotta Meatballs
1lb 4 oz ground veal
¼ cup parmesan cheese, grated
½ cup ricotta cheese
3 sprig parsley, chopped
1 sprig rosemary, chopped
1 ½ tbsp kosher salt
¼ tsp red pepper flake
1 whole egg
2 jars your favorite tomato sauce
½ cup panko breadcrumbs
½ cup milk
Garnish (as needed)
Parmesan cheese, grated
Sliced grilled bread
First soak bread & milk for 2 hours and lightly press out excess milk.
In stand mixer on low speed, place all ingredients listed under meatballs including bread soak & paddle to just mix do not over mix! Let rest for half a day.
Form into 3.5 oz balls.
Dust in flour and fry at 350* until outside is light brown & set, drain off excess fat on towel.
Place in hot tomato sauce & cover with foil.
Braise in oven at 350* for 1 hour 20 minutes. Reserve in tomato sauce.
As needed parmesan cheese, grated
As needed parsley, chopped
As needed mozzarella cheese
As needed sliced grilled bread
Place meat balls & sauce in serving vessel.
Sprinkle with parmesan cheese & top with sliced mozzarella.
Broil in broiler until melted.
Garnish with parsley, more parmesan cheese & 2 slices grilled bread.