Keftedakia - Greek Meatballs

Keftedakia - Greek Meatballs Recipe

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This recipe has been posted here for play in CQ3 - Greece. This recipe is from

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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4 - 6
15 Min
15 Min
Pan Fry


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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

How to Make Keftedakia - Greek Meatballs


  • 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!

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About Keftedakia - Greek Meatballs

Course/Dish: Beef
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Greek

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