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    Kofte (Turkish Meatballs)

    Turkish Meatballs

    Ingredients

    • 1 lb lean ground beef
    • 1 medium onion peeled and grated
    • 3 slices of bread to make bread crumbs
    • 1 egg
    • ¼ cup parsley leaves
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • ¼ teaspoon pepper
    • ¼ teaspoon paprika
    • 1 teaspoon of cumin

    Recipe

    • In a medium bowl combine breadcrumbs, grated onions, and ground beef.
    • Chop parsley, add to the mixture.
    • Combine with egg and seasonings.
    • Knead the mixture well, make meatballs
    • Flatten them in an oblong shape.

    Alternative cooking methods:

    • Fry them in cooking oil
    • Bake them in 350* F oven
    • Grill them on both sides until done