Eggplant meatballs are one of the most popular and appreciated vegetable-based preparations. Eggplant meatballs can be prepared in many versions including delicious finger food, aperitifs in cocotte, appetizers with delicious sauces, pasta dishes (such as baked pasta or spaghetti with meatballs) or even second courses as rich as what we see today together, to make happy young and old: the Italian eggplant meatballs.
A perfect dish for tapas and aperitifs: Italian eggplant meatballs in tomato sauce
An original idea that will appeal to customers of a transversal target, of every age, are the Amica Natura eggplants vegetarian meatballs, served with a fragrant tomato sauce, inspired by one of the most popular tapas in Spain: the albondigas with tomate. This vegetarian version can be prepared in a very short time, thanks to the Amica Natura eggplants balls, already cooked and reactivated in a few minutes by frozen food, tasty and healthy ingredients. How to serve them? In practical cups or in terracotta cocotte, just as they are served in typical Iberian bars. Eggplant meatballs with Sicilian tomato sauce are perfect for a tasty aperitif.
Eggplant meatballs, how to serve them with Italian tomato sauce
Amica Natura eggplants can be re-activated in an oven or pan in just a few minutes. In another pan stew a white onion, add fresh and organic tomato sauce, a pinch of salt and a pinch of sugar, leave it to flavor for about 30 minutes. Add a bunch of clean and chopped fennel, to taste a few sardines or a clean and filleted alice, leave to flavor over a low heat for another 30 minutes. Add the meatballs and serve to taste, with pasta, if you want to propose a first nutritious and delicious or without for a second course with a side dish to taste.