Tuna meatballs Quick and easy recipe

Tuna and ricotta meatballs: everyone really likes meatballs and this time I decided to prepare them based on fish, with tuna and ricotta to give a different softness and flavor, I also added capers and parsley to give more flavor. If desired, these meatballs can also be made by replacing the ricotta with sliced ​​bread soaked in milk, or using previously cooked and then mashed potatoes.

Ingredients for 4 people

150 gr of canned tuna in oil (drained weight)
200 gr of cow's milk ricotta
2 tablespoons of grated Parmesan
2 teaspoons of salted capers
1 egg


How to make tuna meatballs

Drain the canned tuna in a colander to remove the oil. We put the tuna in a bowl together with the ricotta and mix.

Tuna meatballs
Tuna meatballs

We also add the whole egg and turn well. Finally, add the capers and chopped parsley to the mixture ...
Tuna meatballs

and if the mixture is too soft, add a spoonful of breadcrumbs at a time, until it gives a denser consistency to be able to create the meatballs with your hands. We put some breadcrumbs in a saucer and bread the tuna meatballs.

Tuna meatballs
Tuna meatballs

Heat the oil well (for frying) in a pan and let the meatballs cook for a few minutes, first on one side and then on the other, until golden brown. We drain the meatballs

Tuna meatballs

and put them on absorbent paper, serve with classic mayonnaise or mayonnaise without eggs or Greek tzatziki sauce. And here are ours tuna meatballs, enjoy your meal!

Tuna meatballs

Enjoy your meal!


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