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Polpette di Kai

(Italian style Meatballs or Burger Patties)

Photo posted by Kaishin Chu ©2007.

I made a scrumptious ground meat recipe that worked both for meatballs and hamburger patties. I did spaghetti the classic Italian way for Jason, while I used kamut rotini for myself, since I'm to avoid wheat and rice.

2 kg Ground Pork ( you can use both beef and pork or just of one or the other)
2 Eggs, room temp.
2 cups Day old bread Crumbs (use food processor to break down to fine crumbs)
2 cups Parmesan, grated
2 med Onion (yellow or white), minced
1/2 cup Green onion/scallions, minced
2 cloves Garlic, crushed or finely minced
2 tsp Black pepper, freshly ground
4 tsp Salt
3 tbsp Red Wine
3 tbsp Worcestershire Sauce
2 tbsp Italian seasoning (dried basil, oregano, chili flakes, etc..) or minced fresh Basil and Oregano

Combine all ingredients and knead to mix well. If mixture feels a bit too wet, add …