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Cocktail Meatballs (Keftethes)

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This cocktail meatballs recipe is prepared with round steaks of veal and lamb. Browned and cooked with onions, the cocktail meatballs are seasoned and fried and served hot with drinks. Easy to prepare and flavored with mnt, oregano and parsley, the herbed cocktail meatballs can be served with a hot sauce if desired.
Ingredients
  Onion 1 Large, minced
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Freshly ground round steak 1 1⁄2 Pound (1/2 Each Of Lamb And Veal)
  Cracker meal 3 Tablespoon
  Firm type bread 2 Cup (32 tbs), crusts removed
  Eggs 2
  Chopped parsley 6 Tablespoon
  Oregano 2 Teaspoon, crushed
  Mint 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Olive oil 2 Cup (32 tbs), heated to 365 degrees fahrenheit (For Deep Frying)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Brown half of onion in 2 tablespoons oil in a small frying pan.
Mix with the uncooked onion and add to meat in a large bowl.
Add the remaining ingredients except flour and oil.
Toss lightly with two forks to mix thoroughly.
Dust hands with flour.
Roll a small amount of meat at a time between palms, shaping into a ball.
To heated fat in deep fryer, add the meatballs a layer at a time.
Fry until browned on all sides (about 12 minutes).
Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Fried

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