Fried Meatballs (Albanian Name: Qofte Të Fërguara)

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Recipe by lulelola

Albanian fried meatballs.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb ground meat
  • 1 slice stale bread
  • 1 small onion, finely-grated
  • 2 tablespoons chopped feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons oil or 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • salt
  • pepper
  • mint
  • oregano
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup oil (olive oil recommended)


  1. Cooking Instructions:
  2. Soak bread in water and squeeze hard to drain. Add ground meat, bread crumbs, oil or melted butter, onion, parsley, salt, pepper, and mint. Mix thoroughly, and form into 1-inch thick patties, sprinkle with salt, pepper, and oregano. Roll in flour and fry in hot oil. Serve hot with French Fries or mashed potatoes.

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