Juicy meatballs made from pork, semolina and zucchini

Juicy meatballs made from pork

Portions: 4 persons | Preparation time: 35 minutes

The ordinary ones become even more tender, soft and juicy as soon as you add vegetables. Pork, zucchini and fresh herbs make a wonderful combination that is very aromatic and tasty. Everyone should try this meatball recipe.

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Juicy meatballs made from pork
Juicy meatballs made from pork

Portions: 4 persons | Preparation: 35 minutes

The ordinary ones become even more tender, soft and juicy as soon as you add vegetables. Pork, zucchini and fresh herbs make a wonderful combination that is very aromatic and tasty. Everyone should try this meatball recipe.

Please review recipe:

Ø 5 out of 5 stars ( 7 votes )

Season: Autumn, Winter | Region: Europe | Preparation: Braising, Roast | Menu: Meat dishes | Cuisine: German recipes

Ingredients

  • 1 zucchini, medium
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp semolina
  • 500 g minced pork
  • 2-3 sprigs parsley, or other herbs
  • Salt, to taste
  • Black pepper, to taste
  • 100 g breadcrumbs
  • 2-3 tbsp oil

Instructions

  1. Roughly grate the courgettes and squeeze them out lightly.
  2. Mix the vegetables with the eggs and semolina.
  3. Let the mixture stand for about 10-15 minutes.
  4. Mix the minced meat, courgettes, chopped parsley, salt and pepper in a bowl.
  5. Shape the mixture into small round patties and roll them in breadcrumbs.
  6. Heat the oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat.
  7. Fry the patties on all sides for about 5 minutes so that they are well browned.
  8. Depending on the size of the patties, adjust the time.
  9. Reduce the heat to a minimum and cover the pan with a lid.
  10. Leave the meatballs to cook for an additional 7 to 10 minutes.

The young courgettes do not need to be peeled. However, when the zucchini is ripe, the seeds and skin should be removed.

Utensils

  • grater
  • bowl
  • frypan
  • knife