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How To Make Mozzarella Stuffed Veal Patties


Preparation Time:
20 minutes
Cooking Time:
45 minutes
Total Time:
1 hour 5 minutes

Step 1: You will need


  • 400 g minced veal, or pork
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp oregano, chopped
  • 4 tbsp parsley, chopped
  • 2 tbsp pine nuts, chopped
  • 2 slices white bread, crusts removed
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 8 mozzarella balls
  • salt and pepper
  • for the sauce
  • 2 tbsp black olives
  • 4 anchovy fillets
  • 4 basil leaves
  • 60 ml olive oil
  • 1/2 lemon – juice only
  • 2 cloves of garlic, finelly chopped
  • 1 grill
  • 1 bowl
  • 1 bowl of water
  • 1 spoon
  • 2 trays
  • 1 blender
  • 1 pair of tongs
  • 1 metal spatula
  • 1 brush


Step 2: Tip

Turn on the grill. If its gas, do so 20-30 minutes before you begin cooking and if it is charcoal, then about 45 minutes ahead.

Step 3: Make the veal mixture

Soak the bread in a bowl of water, then squeeze it out and put into another bowl. Add the veal, onion, garlic, pine nuts, oregano and parsley and season with salt and pepper. Mix together well.

Step 4: Make the patties

Roll the mixture into 8 balls, then insert a mozzarella ball into each meat ball and seal with a little of the mixture to finish.

Step 5: Make the sauce

Into a blender put the olives, anchovy fillets, basil, olive oil and lemon juice. Blend well until the ingredients are thoroughly combined.

Step 6: Grill the patties

Before grilling, brush the patties with a little oil on both sides, and then place on the grill. Give them about 5-6 minutes on each side.

Step 7: Present and serve

Place some patties on a plate and dress with the sauce. Add a few oregano leaves to serve.

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