Michael Symon's Ricotta Meatballs
A Comforting Winter Meal
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Combine ground pork & ground beef in a bowl. Add ricotta cheese and egg. Mix thoroughly. Stir in flat leaf parsley, Parmigiano-Reggiano, nutmeg, and salt. Sprinkle in flour. Form meat mixture into 1" balls.
Warm olive oil in sautÃ© pan over medium-high heat. Fry meatballs until golden brown. Remove from pan & set aside.
Heat more olive oil in sautÃ© pan over medium-high heat. Sweat onions and garlic cloves in olive oil until translucent (4-5 minutes). Deglaze pan by adding red wine, then cook until liquid is reduced by half. Add tomatoes and chile flakes, then bring to a simmer. Add salt to taste. Add meatballs, then simmer for 30 minutes. Serve with crusty bread and/or salad.
Recipe courtesy of The Chew.
Course: Main Course
More Info: Kids Friendly