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Italian-style pork meatballs

Recipe from: 25 January 2011

Ingredients 14
Servings 4
Time 5 mins


  • 500
    minced pork
  • 1
    onion (finely chopped)
  • 1
    fresh breadcrumbs
  • 1/2
    beaten egg
  • 75
    parmesan cheese (grated)
  • 1
    dried Italian seasoning
  • black pepper to taste
  • handful
    chopped parsley
  • Verlaque wild garlic olive oil
  • mozzarella cheese for grating over the top
  • 1
    tin Italian tomatoes (the one with thick sauce)
  • 100
    dry white wine
  • 1
  • chopped fresh basil


30 mins
Fry the onion in the olive oil until translucent.
In a bowl mix the mince, breadcrumbs, onion, egg, parmesan cheese, parsley, Italian seasoning & pepper.
Form into balls and either fry or place them on a greased dish and cook them in the oven.
Empty the tinned tomatoes into a blender, add wine, sugar and basil, blend, but not too smooth.
Pour over the meatballs, cover with grated mozzarella and bake 180°C until golden & bubbling.

Reprinted with permission of Sous Chef.
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