Cooking with meat is not easy, but the result can be amazing. Surprise you family and guests wit these easy proposals. Of, course you can check our fancy mixed drinks to make it perfect. Recipes to make with minced meat:
1. Macaroni with meat sauce.
A first course of Calabrian origin, rolled up on a particular type of spool. But all the goodness lies in the seasoning made from a mix of ground pork, veal and sausage.
The addition of the chilli pepper together with the grated Parmesan cheese and a few fresh basil leaves is a must.
2. Fried meatballs.
Not the usual grandma’s meatballs cooked for a long time in large pans, but a fried version ideal to serve as an appetizer for aperitifs, brunches or quick and informal appetizers.
For this recipe you can use the leftovers of minced meat left over from some other recipe and season them with eggs, parmesan, breadcrumbs and herbs: a really quick and easy preparation that will certainly not disappoint.
3. Pork meatloaf.
A classic to bring to the table during Sunday lunch.
The meatloaf is a second dish particularly loved not only by adults, but also by children: it will be for its soft consistency, the fact is that the meatloaf really meets the consensus of all.
For a perfect and not too dry result, choose a white meat. Add some breadcrumbs or mashed boiled potatoes.
4. Stuffed peppers.
A quick and healthy idea that, thanks to the addition of minced meat, will transform your vegetables into tasty single dishes to be served as a main course.
Once you have cleaned the peppers of the seeds and fibrous parts, stuff them with the minced veal, the breadcrumbs soaked in milk and an aromatic mince of mint and parsley.
To make this dish even tastier and more complete, you can add white rice and a few tablespoons of tomato puree.
5. Cottage pie.
Recipe of the English tradition that has its origins and its name in the inventiveness of the farmers of the time who loved to try their hand at their home.
Hence the birth of the cottage pie, a cake made up of a delicious filling of minced veal wrapped in a soft layer of mashed potatoes. Unmissable pairing with seasonal vegetables.
6. Eggplant stuffed with rice and minced meat.
A recipe that expresses all the aromas and flavors. Baked eggplant shells stuffed with minced meat, rice and herbs. A dish complete with all necessary nutrients and at the same time extremely tasty.
Cooking in the oven allows the main nutritional properties of vegetables to be kept intact, avoiding cooking that is too long and elaborate. Once ready, you can decide to serve them still hot and steaming or at room temperature.
7. Eritrean samosas.
Crispy fried dumplings typical of many parts of Africa and South Asia, samosas are usually served as an appetizer.
As for the filling, you will find numerous variations.
Cook the meat with onion, carrot, garlic and spices and stuff your dumplings made with a simple and delicate dough made with flour, water and oil.