Balkan ćevapi with roasted vegetables

Balkan ćevapi with roasted vegetables

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Difficulty

Medium 👍
30
min.
Preparation
35
min.
Baking
60
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
onion (divided)
2 cloves garlic
5 g parsley
500 g ground meat (beef and pork)
2½ tsp ground sweet paprika (divided)
1½ tsp ground smoked paprika
½ tsp baking powder
3 tbsp sparkling water
4 tbsp olive oil (divided)
650 g new potatoes
bell peppers
zucchini
salt
pepper
Ajvar for serving
yogurt for serving
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • frying pan
  • baking sheet
  • oven
  • cutting board
  • knife

Enjoy with

Red, Chianti
An Italian red to perfectly accompany the complex flavors of the cevapi.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
540
Protein
28g
Fat
34g
Carb
25g

Step 1/4

Pre-heat oven to 180°C/ 350°F. Peel and dice onion and garlic and chop parsley finely. Add to a large mixing bowl with ground meat, some of the ground sweet paprika, ground smoked paprika, baking powder, water, and olive oil and combine with hands. Season with salt and pepper.
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 5 strands parsley
  • 500 ground meat
  •  tsp sweet paprika
  •  tsp smoked paprika
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 3 tbsp sparkling water
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper
  • oven
  • cutting board
  • knife

Pre-heat oven to 180°C/ 350°F. Peel and dice onion and garlic and chop parsley finely. Add to a large mixing bowl with ground meat, some of the ground sweet paprika, ground smoked paprika, baking powder, water, and olive oil and combine with hands. Season with salt and pepper.

Step 2/4

Form ground meat into equal-sized small oval balls. Transfer meatballs to refrigerator for approx. 1 hr.

Form ground meat into equal-sized small oval balls. Transfer meatballs to refrigerator for approx. 1 hr.

Step 3/4

Halve or quarter potatoes. Halve bell peppers, remove seeds, and cut into strips. Peel and quarter onions. Cut zucchini into bite-sized chunks. Distribute vegetables over baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with paprika, salt, and pepper. Toss to coat. Transfer to oven and roast at 180°C/350°F for approx. 35 min.
  • 650 new potatoes
  • 2 bell peppers
  • 2 onions
  • 1 zucchini
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp ground sweet paprika
  • salt
  • pepper
  • baking sheet
  • oven

Halve or quarter potatoes. Halve bell peppers, remove seeds, and cut into strips. Peel and quarter onions. Cut zucchini into bite-sized chunks. Distribute vegetables over baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with paprika, salt, and pepper. Toss to coat. Transfer to oven and roast at 180°C/350°F for approx. 35 min.

Step 4/4

Just before vegetable are done roasting, heat oil in a frying pan set over medium-high heat and fry ćevapi for approx. 5 – 7 min., or until browned on all sides and cooked through. Serve with ajvar and yogurt and enjoy!
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ajvar for serving
  • yogurt for serving
  • frying pan

Just before vegetable are done roasting, heat oil in a frying pan set over medium-high heat and fry ćevapi for approx. 5 – 7 min., or until browned on all sides and cooked through. Serve with ajvar and yogurt and enjoy!