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Italian Ricotta Fritters Recipe (Polpette di Ricotta)

Italian Ricotta Fritters Recipe (Polpette di Ricotta)

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4.37 from 11 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Antipasti
Cuisine Italian

Ingredients
  

  • 800 g ricotta 28 oz
  • 120 g grated pecorino cheese 1 ¼ cup
  • 50 g grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese ½ cup
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • 100 g bread crumbs 1 cup
  • chopped parsley
  • salt and pepper
  • organic oil

Instructions
 

  • Place a mesh strainer with very small holes over a bowl.
  • Add the ricotta and with a rubber spatula gently push in.
  • Let the ricotta strain for at least 5 hours.
  • Put the previously drained ricotta in a bowl. Add the grated cheese, breadcrumbs, chopped parsley, salt, and eggs.
  • mix the mixture with a fork until you obtain a soft but dense compound. You can add more breadcrumbs or cheese if it is too soft. 
  • Take a walnut size of the ricotta mixture and roll it into a ball.
  • Fry the polpette in hot oil until it becomes brown.

Notes

ENJOY!
Keyword polpette di ricotta, Ricotta fritters
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