Meatballs in Tomato Sauce
  (Keftedhes me Saltsa)
  • 1lb minced meat
  • 2 slices of stale bread (turn into breadcrumbs)
  • 1 egg
  • parsley
  • salt and pepper
  • I onion finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • I tin peeled tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 bay leaf

  1. Place the minced meat, breadcrumbs, egg, parsley, salt & pepper in a bowl and knead well.
  2. Make small balls with the mixture. Approximately 1tbsp per ball.
  3. Fry the balls in frying pan with oil.
  4. In a saucepan, sauté the onions and garlic.
  5. Add the peeled tomato, tomato puree, bay leaf, salt and pepper and simmer for 20 minutes.
  6. Add the meatballs to the sauce and continue to simmer for 10 more minutes.
  7. To serve, place in a serving dish and garnish with parsley leaves.



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