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.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
- 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.)
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