Meatballs with cucumber yogurt dip

Meatballs with cucumber yogurt dip

Based on 15 ratings
Christian Ruß

Christian Ruß

Test Kitchen Manager and Chef at Kitchen Stories

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Difficulty

Easy 👌

Preparation

15 min

Baking

35 min

Resting

60 min

Ingredients

2Servings
266⅔ g
minced meat (mixed lamb and beef)
1⅓
cucumbers
133⅓ g
yogurt
4
onions
6⅔ g
ginger
tsp
ground cumin
salt
pepper
Turkish bread for serving
cucumber slices for serving
parsley for serving
Yeni Raki for serving
MetricImperial

Utensils

bowl, rubber spatula, baking dish, oven, cutting board, knife, 2 bowls, sieve, grater

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Nutrition per serving

Cal320
Fat17 g
Protein30 g
Carb10 g
  • Step 1/4

    Add minced meat to a bowl and season with salt. Knead to combine and refrigerate for approx. 1 – 2 hrs.
    • 266⅔ g minced meat
    • salt
    • bowl
    • rubber spatula

    Add minced meat to a bowl and season with salt. Knead to combine and refrigerate for approx. 1 – 2 hrs.

  • Step 2/4

    Pre-heat oven to 180°C/355°F. Peel and halve onions crosswise, then remove the inner cores to allow room for the meat. Use your hands to form walnut-sized balls out of the minced meat. Add each meatball to a halved onion and transfer them to a baking dish. Bake for approx. 35 min. or until browned.
    • 4 onions
    • baking dish
    • oven
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Pre-heat oven to 180°C/355°F. Peel and halve onions crosswise, then remove the inner cores to allow room for the meat. Use your hands to form walnut-sized balls out of the minced meat. Add each meatball to a halved onion and transfer them to a baking dish. Bake for approx. 35 min. or until browned.

  • Step 3/4

    Grate cucumbers and ginger, then add to a sieve and press out as much liquid as possible over a bowl.  Toss liquids and transfer cucumbers and ginger to a clean bowl. Add yogurt, ground cumin, and season with salt and pepper to taste. Stir to combine.
    • 1⅓ cucumbers
    • 6⅔ g ginger
    • 133⅓ g yogurt
    • tsp ground cumin
    • salt
    • pepper
    • 2 bowls
    • sieve
    • rubber spatula
    • grater

    Grate cucumbers and ginger, then add to a sieve and press out as much liquid as possible over a bowl. Toss liquids and transfer cucumbers and ginger to a clean bowl. Add yogurt, ground cumin, and season with salt and pepper to taste. Stir to combine.

  • Step 4/4

    Serve meatballs with Turkish bread, cucumber yogurt dip, fresh cucumber slices, and parsley. Enjoy!
    • Turkish bread for serving
    • cucumber slices for serving
    • parsley for serving
    • Yeni Raki for serving
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Serve meatballs with Turkish bread, cucumber yogurt dip, fresh cucumber slices, and parsley. Enjoy!

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Meatballs with cucumber yogurt dip

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