Greek Meatballs With Artichokes and Lemon Sauce

Recipe by anti_pop
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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Drain artichokes and reserve marinade.
  • Slice lemon.
  • In a large skillet, warm 1 tbsp reserved marinade over medium heat.
  • Saute onion in marinade.
  • In a large bowl, beat egg whites lightly with fork.
  • Add onions, breadcrumbs, milk, salt, pepper, oregano, eggs, mint and ground beef. Mix well.
  • Shape into meatballs. Roll each meatball in flour.
  • In a large skillet, over medium heat, saute meatballs in the remaining artichoke marinade.
  • Remove meatballs as they brown.
  • Add water and bouillon cubes to skillet. Mash bouillon cubes into water. Stir until smooth and thick.
  • Stir in lemon juice and lemon slices. Return meatballs to pan. Cover and cook over low heat about 10 minutes.
  • Add artichoke hearts. Cook 2 more minutes.
  • Remove meatballs and artichokes to serving platter, leaving sauce in pan.
  • Beat egg yolks. Stir 1 tbsp sauce in pan into yolks (to temper) and combine with remaining sauce.
  • Serve over meatballs.
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