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the Bread balls with mozzarella and bacon they are greedy and ideal for recycling stale bread. Their racy heart, crunchy breading and the unmistakable taste of bacon make them irresistible, perfect for a delicious aperitif: enjoy them, but in moderation!

Ingrediants

    FOR THE MEATBALLS:

  • 400 g of stale bread
  • 250 g of mozzarella
  • 100 g of thinly sliced ​​bacon
  • 3 tablespoons of grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 3 dl of milk
  • chives
  • 1 teaspoon of dry garlic
  • peanut oil for frying
  • nutmeg
  • salt
  • pepper
  • FOR THE BREADING:

  • 2 eggs
  • bread crumbs

IS greedy there recipe of bread balls with mozzarella and bacon and offers an opportunity to recycle stale bread in a tasty way, with a crunchy breading to enclose a heart of stringy mozzarella And bacon. You can also make them in version vegetarian, following the recipe for bread and zucchini meatballs or avoiding frying, as in the recipe for bread balls with sauce.

Meatballs are a typical preparation of Italian cuisine, with poor origins: they were in fact originally a way to recycle leftovers, in times when reusing food was not only an ethical imperative. An example of meatballs born with this purpose are the famous Mondeghili, typical of Milan, which start from already cooked meat.

From the meatballs there are many variations, some of which are based on vegetables, such as celery and potato meatballs with anchovy, crispy asparagus meatballs or zucchini and mozzarella meatballs. For those who prefer the oven cooking, there are recipes such as baked vegetable meatballs or baked eggplant meatballs.

OTHER DELICIOUS RECIPES: Quinoa and eggplant meatballs, chickpea meatballs, pumpkin meatballs

See how to prepare the Bread balls with mozzarella and bacon: a simple and quick recipe perfect as a delicious appetizer.

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How to prepare: Bread balls with mozzarella and bacon

Easy execution Preparation time 20 min Cooking time 15 min Servings 4

How to prepare: Bread balls with mozzarella and bacon

Preparation of bread balls with mozzarella and bacon - Phase 1

Preparation of bread balls with mozzarella and bacon - Phase 1

To prepare the bread balls with mozzarella and bacon, start by soaking the bread in a deep plate with milk. When it becomes soft, squeeze it and collect it in a bowl. Add the egg, grated Parmesan, dried garlic and chopped chives.

Preparation of bread balls with mozzarella and bacon - Phase 2

Preparation of bread balls with mozzarella and bacon - Phase 2

Season with salt, pepper and nutmeg and knead with your hands until you get a homogeneous mixture. If the mixture is too moist, add some breadcrumbs. Cut the mozzarella into 1 cm cubes. With slightly moistened hands, take a little of the prepared mixture and make a hollow: fill it with a cube of mozzarella and a slice of bacon.

Preparation of bread balls with mozzarella and bacon - Phase 3

Preparation of bread balls with mozzarella and bacon - Phase 3

Close with other mixture and form the meatballs. Put them in a plate with beaten eggs and then in breadcrumbs to cover them completely.

Preparation of bread balls with mozzarella and bacon - Step 4

Fry them, a few at a time, in abundant seed oil at 170 °. Drain them with a slotted spoon, let them dry on kitchen paper and serve the bread balls with mozzarella and bacon still hot.

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