Keftedes

lamb meatballs

1 pound ground beef, 80% lean 4 slices of white bread 1 cup milk 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1/3 cup of chopped fresh oregano 3 tablespoons chopped mint 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 eggs, beaten Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper For serving: Tzatziki, Lemon wedges


1 Place the milk in a swallow bowl and dunk each piece of bread in and then squeeze the excess liquid out. Tear bread into chunks and place in a large bowl.

2 Add the beef, onions, oregano, mint, garlic, eggs, salt and pepper in the bowl with the bread and then mix with your hands until thoroughly combined. Roll out meat mixture into balls 1 1/2 inches in diameter.

3 Place the meatballs on the grill and cook until well browned all over and cooked through, about 8 minutes total, 2 minutes per side. Remove from the grill and serve with tzatziki and lemon wedges.

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