Polpettone dipolio

Chicken meat loaf

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Appears in
Popes, Peasants and Shepherds

By Oretta Zanini de Vita

Published 2013

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From the Roman Jewish tradition.


  • ounces (100 g) stale crustless bread
  • scant 1 cup (


Soak the bread in the broth, then squeeze it well, discarding the excess broth. Transfer the bread to a bowl, add the chicken, season with salt, pepper, and a pinch of cinnamon, and mix thoroughly. With oiled hands, form the meat mixture into a meat loaf. Cut off the tough bottom and peel off the stringy outer layers of the artichoke stem, exposing the tender core. Chop together finely the carr