Feta Stuffed Keftedes With Hot Yogurt Dip

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • 40 minutes
  • 4 servings

Impress your family and friends with these melt-in-your-mouth feta-stuffed meatballs. Cheesy and meaty at the same time, they team perfectly with a refreshing, yet hot yogurt dip. See to it that you flavor the ground meat with savory coriander and fresh tasting parsley and dill.

Ingredients Needed for Feta Stuffed Keftedes With Hot Yogurt Dip

    For the meatballs:

    8 ounces of ground beef
    1 garlic clove, crushed
    1 red onion, diced
    2 tablespoons of fresh parsley, chopped
    1 tablespoon fresh dill
    1 egg
    ½ tablespoon coriander powder
    ⅓ cup breadcrumbs
    4 ounces of feta, cubed

    For the dip:

    ½ cup greek yogurt
    ½ tablespoon chili flakes
    1 tablespoon fresh dill
    1 tablespoon lemon juice

How to Make Feta Stuffed Keftedes With Hot Yogurt Dip

For the meatballs:
  1. Add the ground beef, garlic, red onion, parsley, dill, egg, coriander powder, and breadcrumbs to a bowl. Season with salt and pepper and mix using your hands.
  2. Use the ground beef mixture to form meatballs, taking care to fill each one of them with one little cube of feta. We’ve got 24 of them.
  3. Place them on a parchment paper-lined baking tray and bake for 20 minutes at 400⁰F/200⁰C.
For the dip:
  1. Add the Greek yogurt, chili flakes, dill, and lemon juice to a smaller bowl and mix them.
  2. Serve the meatballs on a tray together with the yogurt dip. You can garnish them with some greens.

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