Main Dishes

Healthier Cypriot Keftedes (Meatballs) with Bulgur

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Traditional Cypriot keftedes (meatballs) are lightened up by baking instead of frying. Served with bulgur pilaf and Greek yogurt – a delicious meal that the whole family will love!

5
Keftedes
1 pound ground pork
1 pound Russet potatoes, grated (about 3 large)
1 medium onion, grated
½ cup fresh parsley, finely chopped
2 eggs, lightly beaten
3 tbsp dried mint
¾ tsp cinnamon
salt and pepper
¼ cup bread crumbs (if mixture is too runny)

Bulgur
2 tbsp olive oil
1 onion, chopped
1 nest fide (or ½ cup broken Vermicelli pasta)
1½ cups bulgur
½ cup tomato sauce
2½ cups water
salt and pepper to taste
Greek yogurt, lemon for serving, optional
Preheat oven to 375°F. Add ground pork, grated potato, grated onion, and chopped parsley to a large bowl. Add eggs, cinnamon, dried mint, salt and pepper. Mix to combine. If mixture is too runny, add bread...
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Nutritions

Calories
548

Sodium
185mg
7% DV

Fat
23g
36% DV

Protein
28g
57% DV

Carbs
66g
22% DV

Fiber
13g
54% DV