Pratese celery meatballs

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How to cook celery meatballs according to the traditional Prato recipe, necessary ingredients and methods of preparation until fried in a pan.


Ingredients for 2 people

- 1 celery

- 1 egg


- 5 tablespoons of grated Parmesan

- flour to taste

- salt


- olive oil

- gr. 250 of tomato sauce

- 1 clove of garlic


- 1 hot pepper

Preparation of celery balls from Prato

Boil a whole celery including the leaves, then drain and squeeze it very well before blending it.

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Mix the pureed celery with the egg and the grated Parmesan, salt and make the meatballs, flour them and fry them in a pan.

Meanwhile, cook the tomato sauce, chopped garlic and chilli pepper in a pan with a little oil, then add the fried meatballs and cook them in the tomato sauce, turning them once, for about 10/15 minutes.

POLPETTINE DI SEDANO by Giovanni Lenzi (May 2021)


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