Juicy meatballs topped with cheese, zucchini and onions

Juicy meatballs topped with cheese

Portions: 4 persons | Preparation time: 35 minutes

These taste very unusual. They are gratinated with zucchini in the oven and end up with a delicious cheese crust. Juicy and tasty, it’s a stylish option for an original but simple meal.

Please review recipe:

Ø 5 out of 5 stars ( 7 votes )
Juicy meatballs topped with cheese
Juicy meatballs topped with cheese

Portions: 4 persons | Preparation: 35 minutes

These taste very unusual. They are gratinated with zucchini in the oven and end up with a delicious cheese crust. Juicy and tasty, it’s a stylish option for an original but simple meal.

Please review recipe:

Ø 5 out of 5 stars ( 7 votes )

Season: Autumn, Winter | Region: Eastern Europe, Europe | Preparation: Bake | Menu: Meat dishes | Cuisine: Polish recipes

Ingredients

  • 350-400 g minced pork, or mixed minced meat
  • 1 egg
  • 1 onion
  • 1 tsp garlic, dried, chopped
  • ⅔ tsp salt + some for the cream
  • Black pepper, to taste
  • 1 zucchini
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 100-120 ml whipped cream
  • peppers, to taste
  • 70-100 g cheese

Instructions

  1. Peel the onion and chop finely.
  2. Mix the minced meat in a bowl with the egg, onion, garlic, salt and pepper.
  3. Form it into small meatballs and flatten them slightly.
  4. Cut the courgettes into slices that are not too thick.
  5. Meatballs Alternately place in a greased casserole dish.
  6. Lightly salt the cream and mix in paprika powder.
  7. Pour over the meat and zucchini.
  8. Cover with a lid or aluminum foil and bake at 180°C for around 25-30 minutes.
  9. Remove the lid or foil about 5-10 minutes before the end of the cooking time.
  10. Sprinkle with the grated cheese.
  11. Serve the gratinated meatballs with zucchini with a fresh salad.

Utensils

  • knife
  • cutting board
  • bowl
  • casserole