Big Pork and Prosciutto Meatballs with Polenta

 

Speed up meatballs with a single jumbo meatball per person, topped with plenty of aromatic tomato sauce and parmesan.

What you will need

800 gm canned chopped tomatoes

1 onion, coarsely chopped

2 garlic cloves, peeled

1 tbsp chopped mixed herbs, such as thyme, sage and oregano, plus extra to serve

150 ml red wine

2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil

400 ml milk

150 gm instant polenta

50 gm parmesan, finely grated plus extra to serve

40 gm butter, diced

Torn mozzarella (optional), to serve

  Meatballs

500 gm minced pork

80 gm parmesan, finely grated

60 gm coarse fresh breadcrumbs

½ onion, coarsely grated

1 garlic clove, finely grated

1 egg

1½ tbsp finely chopped mixed herbs, such as thyme, sage and oregano

4 thin prosciutto slices

1 tbsp olive oil

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