Makes 5



300g minced pork

150g minced beef

2 eggs

200g breadcrumbs (NOT PANKO)

75g grated parmesan

125ml milk

clove crushed garlic

4 thin slices of prosciutto


2 tins chopped tomatoes

2 cloves garlic

1 chopped onion

1 tbs dried Italian herb mix

150ml red wine

75ml extra virgin olive oil

Serve covered in finely grated parmesan


1. Sauce – blend everything until smooth. Pour into a pan, bring to the boil, then simmer on low heat for approx. 40 minutes, season well

2. Balls – beat the eggs and milk, add breadcrumbs, leave for 10 minutes

3. Add everything else, mix really well (really work this mix to make it silky smooth) and mold into 4 balls.

4. Wrap each one in prosciutto.

5. Chill for 20 minutes, then fry for about 8 minutes in total on a medium heat

6. Add to the sauce, cook 5mins more

7. Serve covered in finely grated parmesan