Greek Keftethes Covered in Tomato Sauce

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READY IN: 1hr 24mins
Recipe by David04

Greek Meat Patties. You can cut out even more fat and calories by replacing the lamb with all extra lean ground beef.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place Tomatoes, 1/2 Spanish Onion, 2 tbsp Parsley, Garlic Cloves, Olive Oil, 1/4 tsp Paprika, and 1/4 tsp Cayenne in a large saucepan.
  2. Add 10 oz water and simmer gently, uncovered, for 1 hour.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine ground meat , 1/2 of a finely chopped Spanish Onion, Oatmeal, Eggs, Mint leaves, Parsley, 1/4 tsp Cayenne pepper, Ginger, Cinnamon, and Oregano.
  4. Season to taste with salt.
  5. Mix well.
  6. Form the mixture into 12 oblong patties.
  7. Heat olive oil in a large frying-pan, add a batch of patties and fry until golden.
  8. Drain on paper towels.
  9. Continue frying the patties until all are cooked.
  10. Place patties on an oven safe pan, pour the tomato sauce over the patties.
  11. Place in the over at 375F for 3-5 minutes.
  12. Plate and serve.

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