Recipe of Super Quick Homemade Savory soutzoukakia

Savory soutzoukakia. Beat the pieces of bread in a food processor. In the food processor beat olive oil, garlic, cumin, chili flakes and finely chopped mint. Add to the bowl and add the milk, ouzo, the egg, the ground beef and pork.

Squeeze out the liquid from the bread, crumble it and add to the large bowl with all the other ingredientsmince, onion, garlic, egg, parsley, salt, pepper, cumin, olive oil. In a large bowl, mix together ground beef, onion, raisins, and parsley. Season with cayenne pepper, cinnamon, coriander, nutmeg, sugar, salt, and pepper, and mix well.

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Beat the pieces of bread in a food processor. In the food processor beat olive oil, garlic, cumin, chili flakes and finely chopped mint. Add to the bowl and add the milk, ouzo, the egg, the ground beef and pork.

To get started with this particular recipe, we must prepare a few components. You can have savory soutzoukakia using 21 ingredients and 7 steps. Here is how you can achieve it.

The ingredients needed to make Savory soutzoukakia:

  1. {Get of For the meatballs.
  2. {Make ready 500 g of beef mince.
  3. {Make ready 150 g of lamb mince.
  4. {Prepare 1 of grated onion.
  5. {Make ready 3 of garlic cloves (crushed).
  6. {Get 1 of egg.
  7. {Get 2 slices of stale white bread soaked in (red or white) wine until completely soft.
  8. {Prepare 2 tbsp of chopped parsley.
  9. {Make ready of salt, pepper.
  10. {Take 1/2 tsp of ground cumin.
  11. {Take 1/2 cup of olive oil.
  12. {Get of For the sauce.
  13. {Get 500 g of tinned tomatoes or passata.
  14. {Get 1 of grated onion.
  15. {Make ready 2 of minced  garlic cloves.
  16. {Get 2 tbsp of chopped parsley.
  17. {Make ready 1 tbsp of chopped basil.
  18. {Prepare of pimento, cloves and cinnamon stick.
  19. {Take of salt, pepper.
  20. {Take 2 glass of water.
  21. {Take 1/2 cup of olive oil.

Lightly brush sausages with oil; this prevents sticking to the grill. History of Soutzoukakia Soutzoukakia is an iconic Greek dish of braised meatballs in a spiced tomato sauce that comes from the Greeks who lives in the Asia Minor, or present day Turkey. The full Greek name for this dish is Soutzoukakia Smyrneika. See recipes for Soutzoukakia with chickpeas too.

Instructions to make Savory soutzoukakia:

  1. For the meatballsStart by soaking the bread. Let the bread absorb the liquid for a few minutes. Squeeze out the liquid from the bread, crumble it and add to the large bowl with  all the other ingredientsmince, onion, garlic, egg, parsley, salt, pepper, cumin, olive oil. Knead until everything has become pliable and well incorporated..
  2. Place in the fridge for at least an hour. The texture should be so, that you must be able to form the balls easily. The classic shape for soutzoukakia is not round, but oblong and it is medium in size..
  3. In a large skillet heat 2-3 tbsp of olive oil and add the meatballs. In a medium temperature brown them from all sides slowly. Don’t burn them! The whole process takes about 20 minutes..
  4. Remove them from the pan and set them aside..
  5. Prepare the sauceAdd 1/2 cup of olive oil in a pan and sauté the onion and the garlic. Then add the tomatoes, parsley, basil, pimento, cloves, cinnamon stick, salt, pepper and the 2 glass of water. Let everything simmer until the tomatoes have cooked, about 20 minutes..
  6. When the sauce is ready, add the meatballs and let them boil in the sauce for 10 minutes..
  7. Serve with  rice, pasta or mashed potatoes..

Soutzoukakia are delicious football-shaped meatballs made from a special meat mixture with onions, garlic, fresh herbs, and a unique spice combination, the star of which is cumin! There's not a ton of cumin in the mixture, but its warm and distinctive flavor with bitter, lemony undertones provides a great earthy base here. Shape into oblong meatballs and shallow fry gently in oil till golden brown. Alternatively for a lighter dish, bake the soutzoukakia till golden brown. To prepare the tomato sauce for the soutzoukakia, sauté the onion in olive oil.

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