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La Cantina di Stefania’s 'Italian Meatballs'

An iconic Italian recipe and a firm family favourite, these delicious meatballs made using our 100% grass-fed beef mince are a sure winner any day of the week. Amazing on their own or with your favourite accompaniment such as Stefania’s creamy polenta or classic spaghetti pasta. Buon appetito!



500g of Green Farm grass-fed beef mince 1 free-range egg 50g of finely chopped fresh parsley 100g finely shredded parmesan 200g fine white breadcrumbs - 100g reserved for coating Splash of milk 1 tsp salt 1/4 tsp black pepper (2 tsbp olive oil for frying)

Sauce 2 tbsp olive oil 1 large finely chopped onion 700g tomato passata/chopped tomatoes 1/2 cup hot water 3 tsp dried oregano 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp black pepper

  1. In a bowl mix all the meatball ingredients together until well-combined.

  2. Wet your hands and take a pinch of meat mixture, roll in your palms and make into even sized balls. Place on an oiled plate until needed.

  3. Dust the meatballs in the remaining breadcrumbs so that they are coated around the edges and pan fry in oil until golden on the outside.

  4. In a separate saucepan, fry your finely chopped onion in some olive oil, salt and pepper until soft. Add in your tomato passata, oregano and half cup of hot water.

  5. Cook for 5 minutes and then add the meatballs and simmer at low temperature for 15 minutes.

  6. Serve with mashed potatoes, rice, creamy polenta or pasta, and sprinkling of parsley and parmesan.

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