Sheri Zarnick


Historic recipe found in the old farmhouse my husband was remodeling. An amazing find behind the walls of the ones torn out, was an endless treasure of old recipes all on the walls. The entire kitchen and dining area was covered in recipes. Yay for me! So Here I am sharing and caring hoping their traditions from the past will carry on into the future.


★★★★★ 1 vote

5 Min
25 Min


  • 1 lb
    ground lamb
  • 1 large
    egg, beaten
  • 1/4 c
    onions, chopped fine
  • 1/4 c
    parsley, chopped fine
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp
    ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 c
  • 4 large
    egg yolks
  • 2 small
    lemons (juice of)
  • 2 Tbsp
    beef broth

How to Make Keftedes


  1. Mix in a large mixing bowl, lamb, egg, onion, parsley, and seasonings.
  2. Shape into 20 balls. Cook in butter until done.
    Ina sauce pan beat egg yolks, alternating stir in lemon juice and broth. Heat until slightly thickened. Pour over meatballs.

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About Keftedes

Course/Dish: Meat Appetizers

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