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Spinach meatballs with chickpeas

ingredients

servings

4

Chickpeas

100 oz

Spinach

400 oz

Carrots

2 unit

Grana Padano

20 oz

Breadcrumbs

50 oz

Eggs

1 unit

Mozzarella cheese

100 oz

Cornflour

1 teaspoon

Grana cheese

40 oz

Extra virgin olive oil

2 spoons

Salt

1/2 teaspoon

Celery leaves

1 oz

Full fat milk

100 fl oz

second courses from Italy - Puglia

Spinach meatballs with chickpeas

Spinach meatballs with chickpeas

vegetarian with gluten with eggs with lactose high in iron high in calcium source of C vitamins high in potassium

ready in

50 minutes

difficulty

daily requirement

100% Fat

100% Protein

100% Carbohydrates

translated by Italian with google translate

Spinach meatballs with chickpeas

Soft and tasty meatballs also thanks to the cheese sauce that flavor the dish

Spinach meatballs with chickpeas step 1

step 1

Drain the pre-cooked chickpeas from the liquid, put them in a colander and rinse them under water, drain them and dry them

Spinach meatballs with chickpeas step 2

step 2

Wash the spinach well and boil it with very little water for a few minutes. Drain and squeeze them to remove as much water as possible

Spinach meatballs with chickpeas step 3

step 3

Check the carrots, scrape them, wash them and dry them

Spinach meatballs with chickpeas step 4

step 4

Put the ingredients: spinach, carrots celery and half chickpeas in a chopper and then transfer to a bowl

Spinach meatballs with chickpeas step 5

step 5

Cut the mozzarella and add it to the vegetables

Spinach meatballs with chickpeas step 6

step 6

Add the grana cheese, the remaining whole chickpeas, the beaten egg, the salt and mix well

Spinach meatballs with chickpeas step 7

step 7

Take a spoonful of dough and form a large meatball. To work better, keep your hands moist

Spinach meatballs with chickpeas step 8

step 8

Pass the meatball in the breadcrumbs, spread on a flat plate. Continue until you run out of dough

Spinach meatballs with chickpeas step 9

step 9

Grease a baking dish with oil and lay the meatballs on it

Spinach meatballs with chickpeas step 10

step 10

Bake in a hot oven at 180 degrees for about 15 minutes

Spinach meatballs with chickpeas step 11

step 11

Prepare the sauce by mixing the milk, parmesan, cornstarch and salt in a saucepan

Spinach meatballs with chickpeas step 12

step 12

Cook for 5 minutes on low heat, stirring until it becomes slightly thick. You can flavor with a grated nutmeg or pepper

Spinach meatballs with chickpeas step 13

step 13

Remove the meatballs from the oven and transfer them to a serving dish. Sprinkle with the sauce and serve

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