Greek Meatballs in Avgolemono Sauce (Keftedes Me Avgolemono)

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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Meatballs:
  • Apart from the flour and the vegetable oil, mix all the other ingredients together well.
  • Make medium-size balls from the mixture.
  • Roll the balls in flour and then deep fry them for approximately 15 minutes.
  • Sauce:
  • In a heavy-bottomed pan, heat the oil, then add the flour and stir well for 3 minutes.
  • Add 1 litre water and mix well.
  • Add the meatballs and simmer for 30 minutes, until the sauce is slightly thick.
  • Beat the egg yolk thoroughly.
  • Add the lemon juice to the egg and keep beating.
  • Add 5-6 tablespoons of the sauce to the egg & lemon mixture and stir well.
  • Add this mixture to the meatballs in the sauce, shake the pan and remove from the heat.
  • Serve with a sprinkling of pepper and fresh mint on top.
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