The Polpettes as Served at La Piazza Al Forno in Glendale, Arizona, as seen on DDD Nation, Special.
Recipe courtesy of La Piazza Al Forno


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  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 1 hr 5 min
  • Active: 25 min
  • Yield: about 20 meatballs



  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Mix together the beef, pork, cheese, breadcrumbs, milk, parsley, salt, pepper and eggs in a large bowl, then roll into small balls and place on a baking sheet. Bake for 40 minutes.
  3. Heat oil in a deep-fryer to 350 degrees F. Fry meatballs for 1 minute. Top with your favorite marinara and freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano.