Many people believe that Greek meatballs with feta cheese are a difficult dish to make. Thanks to our super easy recipe, you do not have to worry about that. All you need to worry about is to use good quality ingredients as this can have a significant impact on the taste.
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What are Greek Meatballs with Feta?
If you have never had the chance to try this amazing Greek dish, you should really print our recipe and go straight into the kitchen. Meatballs are small balls made with minced meat. Many countries have their own take on meatballs, but Greek meatballs use a mix of beef and pork minced meat, and of course, the extremely tasty feta cheese.
The best thing about these meatballs with feta is that you can have them as the main dish, as a side dish, or as a complementary ingredient of the main dish. Some great examples are pasta with meatballs, eggplants with meatballs and red sauce, or meatballs with potatoes in the oven. This is why our recipe is so special as you can easily use our meatballs with feta any way you like.
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Can I use another type of meat?
The short answer is yes. Many people use lamb to make meatballs or just pork. Although you can do your meatballs with any type of meat, it is best to use a mix of beef and pork. The reason behind this is simple; the ratio of lean meat and fat is just perfect, and also the combination of the flavors is unique. When you add the taste of feta in all these, then you have a dish that will make you and your guests or family lick your fingers.
Utensils you need to use
This recipe does not require many or complicated utensils. All you will need is two bowls, a cutting board, a pan, and a tray.
- 300 gr minced meat (pork)
- 300 gr minced meat (beef)
- 100 gr Greek Feta cheese
- Crumb of stale bread (2 slices)
- 1 big onion
- 1-2 garlic cloves
- 3 tbsp olive oil
- 1 egg
- 1 tbsp finely chopped spearmint
- 1/2 tbsp thyme
- 1/2 tbsp oregano
- 1/4 tsp cumin
- Olive oil
- In a big bowl, put the milk and then soak the bread.
- In a second bowl, break the feta cheese with your hands in chunks.
- Add the thyme and the oregano and mix gently.
- On a cutting board, finely chop the onion and the garlic.
- Saute the chopped onion and garlic using the 2 tbsp of olive oil.
- Once sauteed, place them in a bowl.
- Take the bread and squeeze softly. Place it in the bowl along with the sauteed onion and garlic.
- In the same bowl, put all the ingredients for the meatballs except the feta cheese.
- Mix and knead well.
- Using your hands make 12 balls, shape them as a disc and then put a piece of feta in the middle. Close well, creating a ball.
- Flour them lightly and place them on a tray.
- Heat olive oil in a pan on high flame. Once the oil is heated up, place the meatballs and fry until they get a nice brown color and get cooked inside.
- Place them on a paper towel to get rid of as much oil as possible.