Horsemeat is lean and nutritious, has been and is often used in traditional Italian or French recipes. It is also tasty and rich in iron and contains no cholesterol. Here are three recipes easy to do at home.
Braciola alla Barese (horse chops)
Although the name of the recipe says “chops”, what this dish is made of is horsemeat rolls. The traditional recipe comes from Puglia and them to be cooked for six hours in tomato sauce.
8 horsemeat slices
100 gr Pecorino Cheese
80 gr lard
200 ml red wine
Salt and Pepper
Make the rolls placing in the centre of each slice a small piece of lard, julienne-cut Pecorino cheese, parsley, garlic, salt and pepper. Secure the rolls with a cord. Heat the olive oil and pan fry with wine, preparing in the meantime the tomato sauce with chopped onion and salt. Once ready, place the rolls in the sauce and keep them at low heat making sure they don’t stick. For the last 5 minutes, add the basil. Serves 4.