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Lamb And Beef Keftedes

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Little balls of goodness
Ingredients
  Ground lamb 1 Pound
  Ground beef 1 Pound
  Onion 1⁄2 Medium
  Greek seasoning 1 Tablespoon
  Cottage cheese 200 Gram
  Fresh mint leaves 10 , chopped
  Egg 2
  Fresh bread crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Asparagus 100 Gram
  Tomato 1 Medium
  Leafy vegetables 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Oil 3 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Grate onion.
2. Chop the mint leaves and tomatoes.
3. Mash the cottage cheese.
4. Cut the asparagus into 4 inch sticks and fry.

MAKING
5. In a large mixing bowl, place the ground meats, onion, Greek seasoning, cottage cheese, mint leaves, eggs, bread crumbs and salt, combine well and make equal sized balls.
6. In a skillet, heat oil and cook the meat balls until it turns crisp and brown.

SERVING
7. In an individual plate, place the leafy greens, tomatoes, fried asparagus and the meat balls, serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Greek
Course: 
Main Dish
Feel: 
Meaty
Method: 
Shallow Frying
Ingredient: 
Beef
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
10
Story
Decided to make these while walking through the market. They had just put out the freshly ground lamb and it looked really good so this is what came to mind... :) Nikko
Subtitle: 
Greek Lamb And Beef Meatballs
Nikko is preparing lamb and beef keftedes with a little twist. The feta cheese and mint gives a little different taste to the keftedes. If you have ever made meatballs then this recipe is going to be a very easy for you. If you have never made them still you can make them by following the chef's simple step by step instructions. Give it a try this weekend and have fun.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 358 Calories from Fat 259

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g44.3%

Saturated Fat 10.2 g50.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 109.4 mg36.5%

Sodium 217.5 mg9.1%

Total Carbohydrates 5 g1.8%

Dietary Fiber 0.86 g3.4%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 20 g39.2%

Vitamin A 9.7% Vitamin C 7%

Calcium 5% Iron 10.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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