Greek meatballs


Greek meat balls (keftedes)

500g beef mince
200g pork mince
1 large red onion grated
2 finely diced garlic cloves
1 egg
1 bunch fresh parsley chopped
10 mint leaves finely chopped
2 tbsp olive oil
1 pinch oregano (dried is ok)
Salt and pepper to taste

Flour to coat

1) mix all ingredients thoroughly in a large bowl and leave to marinade for 1 hour in the fridge

2) make into small balls

3) roll in flour

4) batch fry in a pan and place on a tray and bake in an oven at 200 degrees Celsius for 15 mins

5) serve with pita breads

Alternatively serve with a Greek salad of cucumber, tomato, red onion, olives and mint leaves.

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