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Zany Zeus Smoked Ricotta Polpettes with Sage Butter
Suitable for Vegetarian's and is Gluten Free if using Gluten Free flour
400g zany zeus smoked ricotta
300g fresh baby spinach
½ cup grated parmesan
½ cup plain flour(use gluten free flour,for gluten free option)
2 tablespoons toasted pine nuts
½ tsp chilli flakes
¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/3 cup fresh sage leaves
Wilt spinach,drain of excess liquid,finely chop & place in a bowl. Add smoked ricotta,lemon rind,egg,parmesan,half the flour,pine nuts,chilli & nutmeg stir till combined.
Roll mixture into heaped tablespoons and form balls and place on a plate. Lightly coat the polpettes in remaining flour.
Bring a large saucepan of salted water to the boil. Once boiling reduce heat to medium, add six polpettes and cook for 3-4 minutes, or until they float to the surface. Remove with a slotted spoon and place on a baking tray. Continue to cook remaining polpettes.
Heat butter in a frying pan over a medium heat until melted. Add fresh sage leaves and cook till crispy and place on a paper towel. Continue to cook the butter for 2-3min or until it turns a golden nutty colour. Transfer the polpettes to serving plates and drizzle with butter, then sprinkle with crispy sage leaves.