Greek Meatballs (Keftedes) recipe
Preparation: 15 min. | Cooking time: 15 min. | Portions: 4 persons
- 450 g ground beef or ground lamb
- 1 medium onion, grated
- 1 clove garlic, crushed
- 25 g Italian or ordinary breadcrumbs
- 1 tablespoon chopped mint
- 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
- salt and pepper
- 1 egg, beaten
- olive oil for brushing
Put the meat in a bowl. Add the onion, garlic, breadcrumbs, mint and parsley. Salt and pepper. Mix well, then add the beaten egg and mix again.
Moisten your hands, and with the meat mixture, form sixteen small balls. Thread them onto four metal skewers.
Oil the BBQ grill and meatballs slightly.
Cook for about 10 minutes while turning over frequently. You can also bake them in the oven at about 375°F.