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Italian Polpette

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Ingredients
  Beef 1 Pound, ground
  Whole wheat bread slice 2 (Soaked In Milk And Squeezed Dry)
  Egg 1
  Onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), minced
  Parsley 2 Tablespoon, minced
  Soy flour 1 Tablespoon
  Wheat germ 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Soy grits 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Soaked In 0.5 Cup Stock)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Oregano 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Basil 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Nutritional yeast 3 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Stock 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Tomato puree 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Blend well all ingredients except oil, stock and tomato puree.
Form into 18 meat balls.
Heat oil.
Saute meat balls until brown on all sides.
Add stock and tomato puree.
Cover.
Simmer for 20 minutes.
Serve over brown rice or millet.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Ingredient: 
Beef
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 345 Calories from Fat 192

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 22 g33.1%

Saturated Fat 5.4 g27%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 82.7 mg27.6%

Sodium 533.9 mg22.2%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g5.1%

Dietary Fiber 3.4 g13.5%

Sugars 3.4 g

Protein 23 g46.9%

Vitamin A 13.7% Vitamin C 20.2%

Calcium 5.8% Iron 22.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Italian Polpette Recipe