Tender and delicious, meatballs are an excellent way to add a Mediterranean twist to your meal. Keftedes (Greek meatballs) are a famous Greek appetizer, often served as a meze. However, my family loves keftedes as a meal with some greens and garlicky tzatziki sauce. Leftovers are great with tomato sauce and pasta. You can even pack leftovers in the next day’s lunch box – no spill, no mess, just Mediterranean goodness!
The flavors in this recipe are a variation of the soutzoukakia in my book, The Mediterranean Diet. Soutzoukakia is a dish introduced to the Greeks via Turkey in the early 20th century. The secret to the taste is the cumin….