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Malfatti

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Ingredients
  Fresh spinach/2 packages frozen spinach 2 Cup (32 tbs), cooked
  Ricotta 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Parmesan cheese/Dry monterey jack cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs), grated
  Dry bread crumbs 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Eggs 4 , beaten lightly with fork
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1) To prepare Italian spaghetti sauce, add about 1/4 C grated Parmesan cheese.
2) In a saucepan, cook spinach until tender.
3) Squeeze it dry and chop finely.
4) In a bowl add spinach, Ricotta, salt, pepper, grated cheese, breadcrumbs, and eggs. Mix well.
5) Divide and shape into small balls and roll in flour.
6) lightly flour a cookie sheet or chopping board and arrange the balls on it.
7) In a saucepan boil 5 quarts salted water.
8) Gently add Malfatti into boiling water. It will come to the surface.
9) Simmer for 4 minutes and then drain.

SERVING
10) Transfer Malfatti on warm platter, pour spaghetti sauce over it and sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 283 Calories from Fat 165

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g28.7%

Saturated Fat 10.7 g53.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 194.1 mg64.7%

Sodium 502.7 mg20.9%

Total Carbohydrates 8 g2.7%

Dietary Fiber 0.52 g2.1%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 21 g41.1%

Vitamin A 31.7% Vitamin C 4.9%

Calcium 40.7% Iron 9.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Malfatti Recipe