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Recipe for Keftethes – Greek Style Meatballs

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Kebab with tzatziki dipSavory Greek meat patties called keftethes can be served as an appetizer or as a main course at any Greek table.

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 slightly beaten egg
  • 1/4 lb. breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 chopped onions
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon (or oregano, mint) parsley
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup olive oil

Instructions on How to Make Greek Style Meatballs:

Mix together the ground beef, egg, breadcrumbs and water.

Add butter to a frying pan and set the heat on medium. Add the chopped onions and saute until translucent.

Add to the meat mixture with the salt, pepper, vinegar, oregano, chopped parsley or mint.

Mix well, cover and refrigerate 1 hour.

Shape into 18-20 patties and roll lightly in flour.

Fry in very hot olive oil until brown.

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