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Keftedes: Baked Greek Meatballs

A Greek twist on the Italian classic, your family will love these flavor-packed meatballs seasoned with oregano, allspice and garlic.
Course Appetiser, Entree
Cuisine greek
Keyword baked meatballs, Keftedes, meatballs
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 204kcal
Author Liz Della Croce


  • 20 ounces ground beef (or lamb, turkey, etc.)
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley minced
  • 2 cloves garlic grated
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons parmesan cheese grated
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne optional


  • Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F and line a baking sheet with foil. Spray foil with cooking spray and set aside.
  • Place ground meat in the bottom of a medium bowl and add all remaining ingredients. Use your hands and mix together ingredients until everything is fully incorporated.
  • Using a small cookie scoop, form mixture into evenly sized meatballs and bake for 20-25 minutes or until cooked through. (Makes 28-30 total meatballs.)


Serve with Lebanese Rice Pilaf if you wish. 


Serving: 4meatballs | Calories: 204kcal | Carbohydrates: 3.8g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 5.3g | Saturated Fat: 2.2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.1g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 138mg | Sodium: 758mg | Fiber: 1.1g | Sugar: 0.9g