Polpette di melanzane al sugo - Ricetta Siciliana

Eggplant meatballs with sauce - Sicilian recipe

⏲️ Preparation time: 15 min
🕐 Cooking Time: 25 min
🧏🏻 Doses: 4 people

2 eggplants
80 g of breadcrumbs
50 g of grated parmesan
200 g of tomato puree
100 g of scamorza
extravirgin olive oil
1 clove of garlic

🧑‍🍳 Preparation:
Wash the aubergines and cut them into chunks.
In a pan, brown the garlic in the oil, then add the aubergines.
Now add parsley and salt and mix.
Once softened, pass them in a colander and let them cool.
Then put them in a bowl with parmesan and breadcrumbs (if you want, even an egg).
Knead with your hands and form meatballs by placing a little scamorza cheese in the centre.
Prepare the sauce by putting a little oil, tomato puree, salt and basil in a pan.
Mix and leave to flavor for just a few minutes.
Add the aubergines, cover them with a little sauce and cook them for about 10 minutes with the lid on.
Turn them gently halfway through cooking.
Your aubergine meatballs are ready.

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