Recipe courtesy of Mario Batali
Total:
1 hr 50 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground lamb
  • 1 pound ground veal
  • Pinch crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated caciocavallo or pecorino Romano
  • 1/2 bunch Italian parsley, finely chopped
  • 4 sprigs thyme leaves, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • Several fresh gratings of nutmeg
  • 1 egg plus 1 yolk, beaten
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • Salt and pepper
  • All-purpose flour
  • 1 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 lemon, segmented and finely chopped

Directions

In a large bowl, combine the lamb and the veal, red pepper flakes, cheese, parsley, thyme, garlic, nutmeg, egg, and bread crumbs, season with salt and pepper, and mix well to make a homogenous mixture. Form the mixture into a loaf and dust the entire surface with all-purpose flour.

In a Dutch oven, heat the olive oil over medium heat and add the loaf. Brown on all sides in the oil and cook over low for 90 minutes. Slice and serve with lemon alongside.

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