Keftedes [greek meat balls]

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
1½ pounds Ground round steak
2 Eggs; lightly beaten
½ cup Bread crumbs; fine, soft
2 mediums Onions; finely chopped
2 tablespoons Parsley; fresh, chopped
1 tablespoon Mint; fresh, chopped
¼ teaspoon Cinnamon
¼ teaspoon Allspice
Salt and fresh ground pepper
Shortening for frying

Combine all the ingredients except the shortening and mix thoroughly.

Refrigerate for several hours. Shape into small balls and fry in the melted shortening. Serve hot.

From the New York Times Cook Book by Craig Claiborne.

Posted by Jim Weller.

Submitted By JIM WELLER On 10-01-95

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