Beef-Ricotta Meatballs with Braised Beet Greens
The secret to these luscious meatballs is using ground beef that has a fairly high fat content and mixing it with fresh ricotta, milk-soaked bread and aromatic seasonings like fennel and lemon zest. Slideshow: More Meatball Recipes
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The uncooked meatballs can be refrigerated overnight. The cooked greens can be refrigerated for up to 2 days.
Medium-bodied Barbera from Piedmont's Alba region is known for its vibrance in both color and fruit flavor. It's great with these rich meatballs.