Main Dishes

Soutzoukakia (Smyrna meatballs)

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Soutzoukakia is such a traditional recipe.. Intense flavor, spicy and delicious. A mouthwatering Mediterranean recipe!

1 kilo minced beef
2 onions
3 tablespoons grated cumin
3 cloves garlic
1 egg
4 tomatoes, grated without skin
70gr tomato paste
½ cinnamon stick
Salt
Pepper
Olive oil
Blend onion and garlic with 2 tablespoons olive oil until paste. In a bowl add the paste, minced beef, the egg, cumin, ½ teaspoon pepper and 1 ½ teaspoon salt. Mix very well with your hands. Wrap in plastic...
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Nutritions

Calories
2230

Sodium
122mg
5% DV

Fat
202g
312% DV

Protein
18g
37% DV

Carbs
72g
24% DV

Fiber
19g
77% DV

Stewed Okra and Tomatoes is a classic Southern dish! Flavored with bacon, onion, garlic and cider vinegar, you know these vegetables are bound to be good. Serve garden fresh okra and tomatoes during the summer months, or use canned and frozen ingredients in the off-season. Paired with a side of cornbread, this is a simple and affordable dish to enjoy year-round!

3 slices thick cut bacon
1 small Vidalia onion
2 cloves garlic
2 15.5 oz cans diced tomatoes
1 T sugar
2 t fresh thyme leaves
1 dried bay leaf
1/2 t apple cider vinegar
1/2 t Worcestershire sauce
2 c fresh or frozen okra
salt and pepper ( to taste )
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  • In a large skillet or Dutch oven, cook bacon until the bacon is starting to get crispy and the fat is rendered, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the onion and garlic; saute for 5 more...
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Nutritions

Calories
1105

Sodium
1147mg
47% DV

Fat
114g
176% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
4g
1% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV