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Meatballs with boiled potatoes

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Skewered meatballs with boiled potatoes Skewered meatballs with boiled potatoes

The boiled dumplings are a traditional recipe, often cooked by our grandmothers and our mothers for which the imperative was: "do not throw anything away." It is a recovery dish, cheap and tasty. Traditionally it has elongated shape and fried. Today we offer baked and Serve as a skewer.

difficulties recipe for Preparation cooking Cost
Easy 2 people 40 min.
Min 40. 30 + min.
€ 5

What is needed
Ingredient Quantity
boiled gr. 300
potatoes gr. 600
pecorino cheese gr. 30
Parmesan cheese gr. 30
eggs n. 2
parsley 1 bunch
garlic 1 clove
nutmeg 1 pinch
yellow pepper n. 1
breadcrumbs qb
salt, extra virgin olive oil, butter qb


  • Wash the potatoes without peeling them, and put them in a covered pot plenty of water.
  • Put on fire, bring to a boil and cook (it will take about 40 minutes).
  • Once cooked, drain and just warmed, peel and mash with a potato masher. Collect the mashed potatoes in a bowl.
  • Clean and wash the pepper. Dividelo in large aquifers and form of fairly large pieces.
  • Take the boiled meat and remove any fat parts. Cut into slices, then into small pieces and then finely chop with a mincing.
  • Clean and wash the parsley.
  • Peel the garlic.
  • Finely chop garlic and parsley using the crescent.
  • Grate the parmesan.
  • Cut the cheese into small pieces small.
  • In a bowl, place the chopped boiled. Add the mashed potatoes, the chopped garlic and parsley, cheese (parmigiano and pecorino) and mix.
  • Season with salt and add a generous grating of nutmeg.
  • Add the eggs and mix well with a wooden spoon until amalgare the ingredients well.


  • Light the 180 ° oven.
  • Put in a bowl the breadcrumbs.
  • Take the mixture (of boiled meat, potatoes, cheese and eggs) by spoonfuls and work it with the palms of your hands to form the elongated meatballs (type croquettes).
  • Pass all the balls thus obtained in breadcrumbs and cover them well on all sides.
  • Cover the bottom of a baking tray with parchment paper and grease with a little oil.
  • Place the meatballs are spaced apart in a single layer.
  • Put on each dumpling a small amount of butter. (This tuft of butter will melt right away and sink into the meatball enhancing the flavor).
  • Put alongside the pieces of capsicum, wages and sprinkle with a little oil.
  • Infornre and cook for 25-30 minutes turning the meatballs a few times. Turning also the pieces of capsicum.
  • When the meatballs have reached a certain golden brown, remove from heat and place them gently in a stick to kebabs, alternating meatballs and peppers.
  • Put the skewers on baking tray and pass under the grill for a few minutes.
  • Serve with salad.
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