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    Mortadella (finely ground pork sausage with pieces of pistachio and spices) and a couple tablespoons of wine add tremendous depth of flavor to this traditional comfort food. Serve it with several vegetable side dishes, sparkling water, and a bottle of wine. From the book "Lucinda's Rustic Italian Kitchen," by Lucinda Scala Quinn (Wiley).

    Ingredients

    • 1/3 cup milk
    • 1 slice bread, crust removed (1 1/2-inch)
    • 1 pound ground pork
    • 1 pound ground veal or beef
    • 1/3 pound mortadella, minced
    • 1 small onion, finely chopped (about 1/2 cup)
    • 1/2 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
    • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
    • 1/4 cup pistachio nuts, chopped
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
    • 2 tablespoons white or red wine
    • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 497 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 37 g 56.6%
    • Saturated Fat: 14 g 68.06%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 112 mg 37.3%
    • Sodium: 660 mg 27.48%
    • Calcium: 110 mg 10.97%
    • Potassium: 508 mg 14.51%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 14.56%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 5 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 3.89%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 35 g
    • Alcohol: 1 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 10.92%
    • Vitamin C 14.74%
    • Vitamin D 11.7%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat5
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat5
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
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    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total5 oz-eq

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