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Greek Meatballs recipe (Keftedes/ Keftethes) My Greek …

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The traditional way of cooking Greek meatballs (keftedes) is frying them. Fry the keftedes in batches of 10-15 at a time, until nicely browned …

Rating: 4.8/5(650)
Total Time: 1 hr 30 mins
Category: Appetizer
Calories: 63 per serving
1. To prepare this traditional Greek meatballs recipe (keftedes), add all the ingredients into a large bowl and mix well (for about 5-10 minutes), squeezing with your hands, to allow the flavours to blend. Cover the bowl with some plastic wrap and let it rest in the fridge for 1 hour.
2. Turn the mixture for the keftedes out of the fridge and roll into meatballs the size of a walnut (or bigger if you prefer). If you’re frying them, dredge the rolled meatballs lightly in flour making sure to shake off any excess. Fry until nicely browned on all sides.
3. The traditional way of cooking Greek meatballs (keftedes) is frying them. Fry the keftedes in batches of 10-15 at a time, until nicely browned on all sides.
4. Instead of frying you can bake / grill the keftedes in the oven. Preheat the oven at 200C, place the un-floured keftedes on greased baking sheet about an inch apart. Bake for about 20 minutes, turning the meatballs upside down midway through cooking time. The grilled version is much lighter than the fried so theres not excuse to not trying it now!

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Traditional Greek Meatballs My Greek Dish

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Traditional Soutzoukakia recipe (Greek baked Meatballs in tomato sauce) An authentic Soutzoukakia recipe as introduced to the Greek cuisine in the beginning of the 20th century. These baked meatballs are infused with the aromas of …

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Authentic Greek Lamb Meatballs Recipe Kitchen Tricks

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Directions 1 Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line a baking tray with parchment paper. 2 Mince the onion and garlic, chop the parsley. 3 In a large mixing bowl, combine the ground lamb, onion, garlic, parsley, cumin and rosemary. Season with salt and pepper. 4 Roll bite-sized meatballs and place them in the baking tray. Drizzle them with olive oil. 5

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Greek Meatballs (Keftedes) RecipeTin Eats

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Cook in 2 to 3 batches: Dredge meatballs lightly in flour, shaking off excess, then place in the skillet. Roll them around and cook for 5 - 6 minutes, …

Rating: 5/5(54)
Total Time: 32 mins
Category: Main
Calories: 513 per serving
1. Grate the onion straight into a large bowl, then add remaining Meatball ingredients. Use your hands to mix well for a few minutes until the mixture is quite smooth and very well combined.
2. Optional: Refrigerate for 1 hour - makes them easier to roll + retains round shape when cooking.
3. Measure out heaped tablespoons and dollop onto a work surface - should make around 32 - 35. Then roll into balls.
4. Heat most of the oil in a large skillet over medium high heat (medium if you have a strong gas stove). Use enough oil to cover the surface of the skillet.

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Keftedes: Greek Meatballs Recipe Cat Cora Food Network

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Combine the beef, bread, onion, garlic, oregano, mint, vinegar, eggs, nutmeg, salt, and pepper in a bowl and mix well. Take a large spoon of the mixture and roll into a ball until all the mixture

Author: Cat Cora
Steps: 5
Difficulty: 1 hr

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Traditional Soutzoukakia recipe (Greek baked Meatballs in

2 hours ago Mygreekdish.com Show details

Start by placing all the ingredients for the soutzoukakia meatball mixture in a large bowl. Knead them with your fingers until all the ingredients are combined and evenly spread throughout the mixture. Finally place the mixture in the fridge for about 1 hour in order for the spices to soak through the meat! Now its time to shape your soutzoukakia.

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How to Make Keftedes Traditional Greek Meatballs Greeker

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Traditional Greek keftedes Ingredients (Makes about 30 keftedes) 500g minced beef 1 large onion (finely chopped or grated) 1 clove garlic (finely chopped or crushed) 250 g breadcrumbs 1 sprig fresh mint (about 8-10 leaves, chopped) 1 tsp dried mint 1 shot of ouzo (optional) 1 egg Salt & pepper to taste Corn or sunflower oil for frying

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Crispy Greek Lamb Meatballs recipe (Keftedes Arni) My

4 hours ago Mygreekdish.com Show details

To fry Greek lamb meatballs use a large, deep skillet and pour in the oil to a depth of 1/2 an inch (1,5 cm). Heat the oil over medium-high heat until it begins to ripple. Add the lamb meatballs in batches in a single layer and fry for about 7 minutes, turning occasionally, until browned and …

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Meatballs In Tomato Sauce Greek Real Greek Recipes

9 hours ago Realgreekrecipes.com Show details

Place in a baking dish or pan that fits the meatballs and is deep enough to include the sauce as well. Once you placed all the meatballs in the pan or baking dish, pour the sauce on top all over using a ladle. Bake for about 40-50 minutes. Flipping the meatballs at least once so they cook evenly all over. Serve with rice, pasta, or potatoes.

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Greek Meatballs Jo Cooks

8 hours ago Jocooks.com Show details

Form the meatballs into small 1 inch balls. Heat the oil in a large skillet. Add the meatballs and fry until golden all around, about 7 minutes. You will have to do this in 2 batches, so do not overcrowd the meatballs. Transfer onto a plate and serve either as appetizers or with Greek salad, tzatziki sauce and pita bread as an entree. Video

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Greek Meatballs Keftedes Lemon Blossoms

7 hours ago Lemonblossoms.com Show details

Greek Meatballs Recipe Ingredients. Ground Meat: I use ground beef and ground pork.; Onions: Grated onion is the secret to these juicy meatballs.I use red onions but brown or yellow onions work as well. Garlic: Fresh garlic is a must when making traditional Greek recipes!; Panko Bread Crumbs: This is my favorite type of bread crumbs.I like their texture …

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Keftedes Greek Meatballs Souvlaki For The Soul

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In a separate bowl combine the ground meat, the bread paste, egg, garlic, olive oil and ouzo (if using). Using your hands, mix all the ingredients together until well combined. Make sure the keftedes mixture is homogenous. Place the flour on a large plate. Take one tablespoon of the mix, roll into a ball and place on the floured plate.

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Recipe for Greek Style Meatballs Greek Boston

3 hours ago Greekboston.com Show details

Written by GreekBoston.com in Authentic Greek Food Recipes, Greek Style Minced Meat Recipes. Savory Greek meat patties called keftethes can be served as an appetizer or as a main course at any Greek table.. Greek Style Meatballs (Keftethes) Recipe Ingredients: 1 lb. ground beef; 1 slightly beaten egg; 1/4 lb. bread crumbs

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Recipe for Greek Style Lamb Meatballs Greek Boston

4 hours ago Greekboston.com Show details

How to Prepare Greek Lamb Meatballs: Add the lamb, breadcrumbs, egg, cheese, onion, garlic, oregano, fresh herbs, coriander, salt, and pepper to a mixing bowl and mix together well using your clean hands or a wooden spoon. Roll into round meatball shapes about 1 – 1 1/2 inches thick. Place on a place on a plate until you’re ready to fry them.

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Soutzoukakia (Baked Greek Meatballs) Silk Road Recipes

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Meatballs Preheat oven to 425°F. Grate remaining red onion half and add to a large bowl with the ground beef or lamb. Add remaining meatball ingredients and mix well by hand. Refrigerate to firm up, 15 minutes (optional). Scoop about 2-3 tablespoons of meat mixture into wet hands and shape into football shaped meatballs.

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Greek Lamb Meatballs Homemade Meatballs Recipe

9 hours ago Loveandzest.com Show details

Only 3 steps for this Greek Lamb Meatballs Recipe. Check out our easy process. Combine ground lamb, cheese, and spices in mixing bowl. Roll into meatballs and coat each meatball in oil. Bake for 15 minutes and serve lamb meatballs with your fave ingredients.

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Traditional Greek Meatball Soup (Giouvarlakia/ Youvarlakia

5 hours ago Mygreekdish.com Show details

A hearty and delicious traditional Greek recipe perfect for a cold winter’s day! Youvarlakia or giouvarlakia is a famous Greek meatball soup, which is full of Mediterranean flavors, juicy meatballs and finished off with a delicious egg lemon sauce (avgolemono)..

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14 Authentic Meatball Recipes from Around Taste of Home

8 hours ago Tasteofhome.com Show details

Greek Meatballs Aromatics like caramelized onions, lemon and mint give this Greek meatball recipe —known as keftedes— its authentic flavor. This family recipe from Marilena’s Kitchen is oven-baked, but you can try grilling the meatballs during the warmer months.

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Greek Meatballs (Keftedes) Spoonful of Si

7 hours ago Spoonfulofsi.com Show details

Greek Bowl: Choose rice or Greek salad or both for the base of the bowl then top with 4-5 Greek Meatballs and veggies. Appetizer: Greek Meatballs make a great party appetizer. Just form in miniature size and serve with a side of Tzatziki for dipping. Ingredients for Greek Meatballs. Lean Ground Beef: Can be substituted for ground lamb, turkey

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KEFTEDES: GREEK MEATBALLS Dimitras Dishes

6 hours ago Dimitrasdishes.com Show details

Form the meatballs into round golf ball sized pieces. Roll them in flour. shake off the excess flour and shape them nice and round. Heat oil in a frying pan. I like to use a cast iron pan since it retains heat very well. Fry the meatballs in batches of about 8 meatballs each time. They take 6-10 minutes to cook depending on their size.

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Recipe for Greek Style Meatballs with Bulgur

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Written by GreekBoston.com in Authentic Greek Food Recipes, Greek Style Minced Meat Recipes Comments Off on Recipe for Greek Style Meatballs with Bulgur. Named after voli, a type of toy marbles that have been popular amongst children in Greece, these meatballs have a unique ingredient – bulgur wheat.

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Keftedakia Fried Meatballs Real Greek Recipes

4 hours ago Realgreekrecipes.com Show details

In a mixing bowl. add the ground beef, blended onion and garlic, the bread and all of the remaining ingredients. Season with salt and pepper. Knead mixture well for all of the ingredients to combine. Shape into small bite sized round meatballs and set aside. Half fill a pan with frying oil and heat over high heat.

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Giouvarlakia Traditional Greek Meatballs Recipe The

6 hours ago Thegreekfood.com Show details

The Greek Meatballs recipe is famous in greece as a typical soup recipe for the winter. Minced meat. rice, and egg lemon sauce make the difference

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Keftedes: Greek Meatballs with a Lemony Sauce The

1 hours ago Themediterraneandish.com Show details

Transfer the onions and garlic mixture to a large mixing bowl to cool. Set skillet aside for later. Wring the excess milk out of the soaked bread. Add the bread to the mixing bowl. To the mixing bowl add the ground beef and lamb (or pork), 1 egg, fresh mint, spices, salt and pepper, and 1 tablespoon lemon zest.

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Greekstyle meatball bake recipe BBC Food

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Put the meatballs and onion chunks into a roasting tin in which they will fit snugly in a single layer. Drizzle over the olive oil, give the tin a good shake, then roast for 10 minutes. Give the

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Greek Lamb Meatballs Silk Road Recipes

9 hours ago Silkroadrecipes.com Show details

Greek lamb meatballs, or keftedes tiganites, is a famous Mediterranean dish. Packed with herbs and spices, you won’t miss the flavor in a single bite. They’re deliciously juicy, perfectly tender, and satisfyingly crunchy. There is a lot …

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Recipe for Greek Meatball Gyros Greek Boston

5 hours ago Greekboston.com Show details

Place a round of pita bread over the foil. Spread tzatziki across the middle of the pita bread. Top with chopped onion, diced tomato and then add some meatballs. Sprinkle more tzatziki over the top, if desired. Also sprinkle some oregano over all the ingredients. Roll the gyro sandwich and wrap it in aluminum foil so it can hold the shape.

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Easy Greek Meatballs Recipe (Keftedes) • Unicorns in the

9 hours ago Unicornsinthekitchen.com Show details

Baked Greek meatballs: Preheat the oven to 375F and line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Place the meatballs on the baking sheet and bake for 20-25 minutes until they are brown and fully cooked. To make tender meatballs that are not dry, grate the onion and add it directly to the beef and lamb mixture.

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Greek Meatballs and Tzatziki Recipe Rachael Ray Food

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Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F. Place a cooling rack over 2 baking sheets for roasting the meatballs and toasting the pita. Soak the bread in the milk.

Author: Rachael Ray
Steps: 6
Difficulty: Easy

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Keftedes flavorful Greek Meatballs as an appetizer or

6 hours ago Cooklikeagreekblog.com Show details

Chop onion, and prepare your other ingredients. Add the ground beef, bread, onion, eggs, lemon juice, herbs and spices to a bowl, and combine together thoroughly. Once combined, form equally sized meatballs and set aside. Dredge each meatball in flower and shake off the excess. Heat olive oil in a pan over medium heat.

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Keftedes Recipe (Greek Meatballs)

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Keftedes recipe, the meze you’re gonna love! A traditional Greek recipe, gorgeously flavored with red onion, fresh parsley, wild spearmint, and always a hint of dried oregano. Keftedes, the famous Greek meatballs, are …

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Greek Meatballs with Tzatziki Sauce Recipe Runner

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Kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste. Instructions. Preheat oven to 450° F. Line a baking sheet with foil and spray it with cooking spray. In a large bowl whisk together the panko, parsley, grated onion, garlic, lemon zest and juice, egg, spices, salt and pepper.

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Greek Meatballs Keftethes Recipe The Spruce Eats

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Preheat the oven to 375 F. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and lightly grease with either olive oil or cooking spray. In a large mixing bowl, combine all the ingredients and mix well. Cover with plastic wrap and allow mixture to sit in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.

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Keftedakia Traditional Greek Meatballs Recipe 196 flavors

5 hours ago 196flavors.com Show details

Instructions. In a large container, place the ground beef. Add the mint, parsley, bread crumbs, vinegar, garlic, cumin and onion. Add the eggs. Season with salt and pepper. Mix and knead vigorously for 10 minutes. Form small balls. In a pan with high edges, pour the olive oil (about 1 inch/2,5 cm of oil).

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My Favorite Greek Lamb Meatballs Recipe and Authentic

8 hours ago Jetsetchristina.com Show details

Photo via Every Last Bite. For the Tzatziki:. Add shredded cucumber to a strainer, sprinkle with salt and toss to coat evenly. Let the cucumber sit for about 30 minutes to help get some of the water out of the cucumber.

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My Prefect Greek Soutzoukakia: Smyrna Meatballs with cumin

4 hours ago Keeptalkinggreece.com Show details

Recipe serves 4 or 5. Soutzoukakia Smyrneika – Smyrna Meatballs. Ingredients. for the Meatballs. 500 gr minced meat, beef, with a bit of fat. 2 slices of white bread from the previous day (not the crust) 2 cloves garlic squashed. 2 flat teaspoon salt. 1 flat teaspoon ground cumin. bit of ground black pepper. 1 egg slightly beaten. 4

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My Big Fat Greek Meatballs Recipe Food.com

1 hours ago Food.com Show details

My recipe for keftedes -- Greek meatballs. DIRECTIONS. TRADITIONAL PREPARATION METHOD: INTO a large bowl add the MAIN INGREDIENTS without mixing (1 lb fresh ground lamb (other ground meat may be added and/or substituted), 1/2 cup finely minced onions or 1-2 tablespoons minced onion flakes, 1-3 minced garlic clove, 1/2 cup finely minced pimiento-free …

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Greek Meatballs {A Simple Appetizer) Spend With Pennies

9 hours ago Spendwithpennies.com Show details

Greek meatballs are oven-baked to tender and juicy perfection and absolutely loaded with flavor. Inspired by meatballs from a family at our local farmer’s market, the secret to the great flavor is in using fresh seasonings like mint and lemon zest. It is the perfect appetizer or makes a great meal for a family dinner.

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Greek Meatballs Recipe {Keftedes} The Recipe Critic

4 hours ago Therecipecritic.com Show details

Greek Meatballs. Greek meatballs or keftedes, are tender, juicy meatballs that are often served as an appetizer on what’s known as a meze platter. Usually they are served with pita bread, greek olives, cucumbers, onions, and almost always, tzatziki sauce. Although they are an appetizer, these are so good you could make a meal out of them.

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Greek Style Meatballs Keftedes Culinary Ginger

8 hours ago Culinaryginger.com Show details

Instructions. For the sauce: Add all of the ingredients to a bowl and mix well. Refrigerate until needed. For the meatballs: To a large mixing bowl add the beef, pork, egg, onion, garlic, mint, oregano, cumin, salt and pepper. Mix well then refrigerate for 20 minutes. Scoop 2 tablespoons meat mix and form into 16 balls.

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Crispy Greek Lamb Meatballs Recipe Keftedes Arni

9 hours ago Share-recipes.net Show details

To fry Greek lamb meatballs use a large, deep skillet and pour in the oil to a depth of 1/2 an inch (1,5 cm). Heat the oil over medium-high heat until it begins to ripple. Add the lamb meatballs in batches in a single layer and fry for about 7 minutes, turning Preview / Show more See Also: Meat Recipes, Meatball Recipes Show details

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Greek Meatballs (Keftedes Recipe) Sugar and Soul

3 hours ago Sugarandsoul.co Show details

These Greek Meatballs are perfectly plump and loaded with authentic flavor using herbs and spices to pack into ground beef and served with pita bread and tzatziki sauce!. For another delicious Greek recipe try my healthy but filling One Pan Greek Chicken Quinoa!

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Keftedes Recipe Greek Meatballs Lemon & Olives Greek

6 hours ago Lemonandolives.com Show details

Serve these Greek meatballs alongside delicious tzatziki and some nice Greek red wine. Additionally, with fresh mint leafs for presentation. καλή όρεξη! Worth noting: we alter the traditional Greek meatballs recipe here a bit – see the notes section below!!

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Juiciest Ever Baked Turkey Meatballs The Mediterranean Dish

1 hours ago Themediterraneandish.com Show details

In a large mixing bowl, add 1 pound ground turkey, 1 grated yellow onion, 3 cloves minced garlic, ½ cup crumbled feta, 1 beaten egg, ½ cup chopped fresh parsley, and 1 tablespoon dried mint. Add the bread and wilted spinach. Season with kosher salt and black pepper, and mix well to combine. Form the meatballs.

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Easy Greek Meatballs (Baked!) Delicious on a Dime

6 hours ago Deliciousonadime.com Show details

Easy Greek Meatballs (Baked!) – Step-by-Step Instructions. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and line a sheet pan with foil. Chop 1 small red onion, and peel and mince 4 cloves of garlic. In a large bowl, combine 2 pounds of ground beef (lean, if possible), onion, garlic, 1 egg, 3/4 cup of panko or breadcrumbs, 1/4 cup of dried parsley 1 teaspoon

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you make Greek meatballs?

How to make Greek Meatballs: Combine the minced meat with rest of the ingredients, except oil and flour, in a large bowl. Divide and shape the mixture into small balls. Heat the olive oil in a frying pan. Coat the balls with flour and toss into the oil. Fry until brown from all the sides.

How long do you cook meatballs in tomato sauce?

Cook meatballs in the preheated oven until they are slightly browned, about 15 minutes. Remove from the oven and set aside. Combine meatballs, tomato sauce, chicken stock, fresh mint, and red pepper flakes in a large sauce pan over medium heat until meatballs are no longer pink inside, about 45 minutes.

What is Greek word for meatballs?

Greek Recipes with May Lerios: Keftethes. A kefte is one of the meatballs you'll make; the plural is keftethes. The Greek word is actually a derivative of the Turkish word köfte, which means meatball.