Ricotta Polenta with Drunken Meatballs


add ingredients  for the meatballs  to a bowl

mix until  just combined

roll into balls

mince the garlic

thinly slice the onions

heat oil and butter over medium

add meatballs

brown on all sides

remove from skillet

add oil and butter

add onions, cook for  5 minutes

add garlic

stir in thyme, oregano, pepper and flour

pour in  brown beer

add  chicken broth

add meatballs and  the released juices

simmer over low

meanwhile,  bring milk and  broth to a boil

add polenta

cook for  2-3 minutes

turn off the heat, add ricotta

add Parmesan  and butter

season with  salt and pepper,  cover,  let stand  for 1 minute