New Year's Dish "Potato Balls with Filling" Recipe
Potato balls with a crust of grated potatoes and Parmesan cheese , inside with a juicy filling of ground beef and fresh spinach - one of the popular snack dishes . It is prepared in many cuisines of the world where, depending on national traditions, it is stuffed with cheese, minced meat, seafood, and served with spicy sauces.
To prepare the dish, peel the onion and use a food processor to chop the onion into cubes.
In a saucepan over medium heat, heat the olive oil, then add the onion and finely chopped garlic. Fry the onion and garlic until Golden, about 5 minutes.
Then add the ground beef, salt and ground black pepper to taste.
Mix the minced meat well with a spatula so that there are no lumps and fry until cooked.
Add spinach to the minced meat.
Stir until completely wilted. Remove the pan from the heat and set aside.
For cooking, I took red potatoes. Peel and wash the potatoes.
Now chop the potatoes using a food processor. Previously, I had to use a manual grater - it was long and tedious, and now in a few seconds, a full bowl of chopped potatoes is ready.
Chop the Parmesan cheese using a food processor.
Transfer the chopped potatoes to a kitchen towel to squeeze out the juice. Then put the pressed potatoes in a large bowl, add the egg, salt and ground black pepper to taste, onion powder, garlic powder and crushed Parmesan cheese 50 grams.
Mix everything well.
Cover a small bowl with plastic wrap. Put 250 grams of potato mass in a bowl and spread the potatoes on the sides of the bowl with a spoon.
Sprinkle some of the remaining chopped Parmesan cheese over the potato mass.
Then add a large spoonful of cooked meat filling.
Now take the ends of the plastic wrap to cover the top of the potato mass stuffing from minced meat. Twist the ends of the food wrap so that you get a potato ball.
Ready-made potato ball with meat filling.
I got two potato balls from this number of ingredients. Place the cooked potato balls in the refrigerator and cool for about 30 minutes .
Then place the potato balls on a greased baking sheet .
Preheat the oven to 190 degrees and set to bake for 35-40 minutes , or until the potatoes are Golden and crispy.
Serve the potato balls with your favorite tomato sauce and parsley.