Recipes

GREEK MEATBALLS

CALORIES: 210

SERVES 10

 

2 POUNDS LEAN GROUND BEEF

1 CUP BUCKWHEAT, COOKED

1 ONION, MINCED

4 CLOVES OF GARLIC, MINCED

2 TABLESPOONS ITALIAN SEASONING

1 BUNCH FRESH MINT LEAVES, CHOPPED

2 TEASPOONS WHITE VINEGAR

2 EGGS, BEATEN

SALT AND GROUND PEPPER TO TASTE

½ CUP OLIVE OIL

 

1. Mix beef, buckwheat, onion, garlic, Italian seasoning, mint, vinegar, eggs, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Using your fingers, roll the mixture into meatballs.

2. Heat the oil in a medium pan over medium-high heat. Fry the meatballs in the oil in batches. Use a slotted spoon to move the balls in the oil to brown all sides.

3. Place cooked meatballs on a paper towel to drain.

4. If meatballs remain raw in the center, place on a baking sheet and into a 325°F oven for 15–20 minutes.

 

PER SERVING: Fat: 11 g Protein: 21 g Carbohydrates: 6 g Sugar: 0 g

 

You can get buckwheat online:  http://www.organicsupermarket.ie/shop/product/buckwheat-flour-500g

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