Wild boar meatballs

Preparation Time:

25 mins

Cooking Time:

60 mins



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Wild boar meat balls in a tomato and cheese sauce. Decadent but delicious.


500g Wild boar, minced

40g Fresh breadcrumbs

1 Garlic clove, chopped

1tbsp Parsley, finely chopped

1 Egg

25ml Olive oil

25g Parmesan, grated

Sea salt

Ground black pepper

1 Onion, chopped

5 Basil leaves, shredded

600g Tin of chopped tomatoes

200g Half fat mozzarella cheese

75g Parmesan, grated


1. Preheat the oven to 200°C. Mix together the minced wild boar, garlic, parsley, parmesan (25g), salt & pepper, egg and breadcrumbs and shape into about sixteen meatballs.

2. In a frying pan, over a moderate heat, add the olive oil and sauté the meatballs until brown, then set aside to drain on kitchen towel. Add a little more oil and over a moderate heat saute the onions until soft. Add the tomatoes and simmer for twenty minutes. Add the basil, season and turn into a gratin dish.

3. Add the meatballs, buffalo mozzarella and top with the parmesan cheese (75g). Place in the oven and bake for twenty minutes until brown and crisp. Serve garnished with a few basil leaves.