Greek beef meatballs with tzatziki

Greek beef meatballs with tzatziki

These Greek-style meatballs taste incredibly delicious. The meat fillet is processed into a mince and gives a great taste together with feta and aubergines. With garlic and coriander, the meatballs are super aromatic and go well with tzatziki.

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Ingredients

Meatballs

  • 600 g fillet, e.g. lamb or beef
  • 100 g feta cheese
  • 1 aubergine
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 2 tbsp breadcrumbs
  • 1 bunch of coriander
  • 1 lemon, organic
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste

Tzatziki

  • 1 cucumber
  • 200 g plain yoghurt
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 pinch of mint
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste

Instructions

Prepare the meatballs

  1. Pull the fillet through a meat grinder or have the butcher grind everything.
  2. Press the garlic.
  3. Dice the aubergine and sauté in vegetable oil until golden brown.
  4. Dice the feta cheese.
  5. Grate the lemon zest.
  6. Finely chop the cilantro.
  7. Mix everything with the meat.
  8. Add the breadcrumbs and aubergines, season with salt and pepper.
  9. Mix well and form into small balls
  10. Fry the meatballs in the pan.

Prepare the tzatziki

  1. Grate the cucumber finely and carefully drain off the excess liquid.
  2. Add the yoghurt, salt, pepper, crushed garlic and chopped mint.
  3. Mix well.
  4. Serve the meatballs with the tzatziki.

Utensils

  • meat grinder
  • garlic press
  • pan
  • spatula
  • citrus grater
  • knife
  • cutting board
  • bowl
  • turner
  • grater
  • bowl
  • sieve
  • spoon

Tip

Potatoes in foil and a green salad also go well with this.

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