Keftedakia - Greek Meatballs
Classic Greek meatballs are called Keftedes and Keftedakia are a smaller version of them. They can be eaten as a snack, as a meze with ouzo and or beer or just as part of a buffet meal.
Children also love these quick and easy to make treats. I hope you will also.
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- 1 kg beef, minced
- 1 large onion, very finely chopped
- 1⁄4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
- 1 tablespoon fresh mint leaves, chopped
- 2 slices white bread, dry, soaked in milk and well drained
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 egg
- 1 cup flour
- 1 1⁄2 cups vegetable oil (for frying)
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄2 teaspoon pepper
1Add the first seven ingredients together and mix well.
2Roll the mixture into small balls approximately the size of large walnuts.
3Roll the balls in flour and then deep fry them for 15 minutes.
4Serve and enjoy!