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Stuffed and Deep-Fried Green Olives - Olive all'Ascolana

Amazing and addictive morsels from the Marche region in central Italy. Olive all'Ascolana are juicy, crunchy, and very difficult to stop eating!

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'Olive all'Ascolana', literally olives from Ascoli, are a real treat which will have you munching on these fried delights like popcorn.

Olive all'Ascolana come from the Marche region, which is known for its deep-fried treats and great food in general.

Green Olives are stuffed with a meaty filling, breaded and deep-fried for a really exclusive snack, which is just amazing if made at home from scratch!

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Ingredients

for 4 servings

Olive all'Ascolana ingredients

  • Green Olives 500 grams
  • Ground Pork 150 grams
  • Ground Beef 150 grams
  • Ground Chicken 150 grams
  • Egg 3
  • Carrot 1
  • Onion 1
  • Breadcrumbs as needed
  • Parmesan cheese (Grated) as needed
  • Pecorino cheese as needed
  • Nutmeg as needed
  • Tomato concentrate as needed
  • White wine as needed
  • All-purpose flour as needed
  • Extra-virgin olive oil as needed
  • Salt and Pepper as needed

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Preparation

for 4 servings

Step

1

Of 3

Prepare the Filling

In a big pan, wilt chopped onion, celery and carrot in 3 tablespoons of oil.

Add the 3 ground meats and cook until browned. Season with salt and pepper, add 1/2 glass of wine, add a teaspoon of concentrate and cook for about 40 minutes.

When cooked, place meat in a blender and blend the meat with 2 tablespoons of breadcrumbs, 4 of parmesan cheese, 2 of pecorino cheese, 1 egg yolk, a pinch of nutmeg, salt and pepper.

Step

2

Of 3

Cut and fill the olives

Take the stones out of the olives by cutting the olives in a spiral, around the stone.

Insert a small ball of stuffing into each olive, then give the olives their original shape and set aside

 

Step

3

Of 3

Fry the Olives

Prepare 3 plates with: flour, 2 beaten eggs, bread-crumbs. In the meanwhile, heat up seed oil for frying. 

Roll each olive in the flour, then the egg and lastly in breadcrumbs. 

Fry the Olive all'Ascolana until golden brown. Serve hot, warm, or even cold.

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