RECIPES Meatballs in the oven stuffed with Talagani cheese

MEATBALLS IN THE OVEN STUFFED WITH TALAGANI CHEESE

WHO DOES NOT LOVE MEATBALLS? THIS RECIPE WITH TALAGANI CHEESE WILL BECOME YOUR FAVORITE!

INGREDIENTS

For the meatballs
-500 gr minced meat, mixed
-1 onion
-2 cloves of garlic
-300 g Talagani cheese 
-3 slices of stale bread
-100 ml. milk
-1 large egg
-50 ml. olive oil
-1 teaspoon sweet paprika
-2-3 sprigs of parsley
-1 tablespoon of fresh or dried herbs
-Freshly ground pepper
-Salt

For the tomato sauce
-200 ml. tomato juice
-250 gr peeled tomatoes
-1 teaspoon of tomato paste
-1 tablespoon of sugar
-1 tablespoon of vinegar
-1 onion
-1 clove of garlic
-20 ml. olive oil
-1 teaspoon of thyme
-Freshly ground pepper
-Salt

INSTRUCTIONS

Preheat the oven to 220 ° C and prepare the meatballs.
Put the bread in a bowl and pour over the milk.


Chop onion, parsley, garlic and herbs and add them to minced meat.
Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil, paprika, egg, salt and finally the soaked bread, well squeezed.


Mix the mince with the other ingredients and form large meatballs, which are filled with Talagani cut into cubes.
Place the meatballs in a non-stick pan, pour the remaining olive oil and cook for 15 minutes at 200 ° C.


While baking the meatballs, prepare the tomato sauce.
Saute in olive oil the chopped onion and garlic, add the vinegar, sugar, thyme, salt and pepper and let the sauce boil.


Pour the sauce over the meatballs, add the rest Talagani cut into cubes and continue baking for 20 minutes.
Serve the hot meatballs with Talagani and tomato sauce, with crisp fried potatoes!

Tips
- We can use similar cheeses like Formaela of Parnassos or Mastelo of Chios
- Herbs can be used according to our preferences, quantity and choice

Eva Monochari

Food Blogger

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