Greek Meatballs Recipe


Preparation Time40 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In55 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings2
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Toast slices2
 Minced round steak12 Ounce
 Egg1 , slightly beaten
 Olive oil1 Tablespoon
 Lemon juice2 Teaspoon
 Chopped parsley1 Tablespoon
 Chopped mint2 Teaspoon
 Ground cinnamon1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Ground pepper To Taste
 Plain flour1 Tablespoon
 Butter1 Tablespoon (For Frying)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 579 Calories from Fat 278

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 31 g48%

Saturated Fat 11.3 g56.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 190.9 mg

Sodium 1248 mg52%

Total Carbohydrates 30 g10%

Dietary Fiber 2.9 g11.6%

Sugars 4.2 g

Protein 43 g86.9%

Vitamin A 23.2% Vitamin C 31.8%

Calcium 11% Iron 23.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Chop the onion finely.
2) In cold water, soak the toast and squeeze it dry.

3) In a bowl, put the meat and add the toast, onion and all the remaining ingredients expect for the flour and butter.
4) Blend all the ingredients together properly. Lightly mix.
5) Cover and chill for at least 30 minutes.
6) Shape the mixture into small balls which are about an inch in diameter.
7) With some flour, dust the meat balls evenly.
8) In a frying pan, melt the butter and brown the meat balls on all sides till they are cooked. At a time, cook only one layer. Drain the meat balls.
9) Pierce the balls with cocktail sticks.

10) Serve hot with a bowl of mustard of spicy tomato sauce.