Meatballs with cucumber yogurt dip

Meatballs with cucumber yogurt dip

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
15
min.
Preparation
35
min.
Baking
60
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-3+
400 g minced meat (mixed lamb and beef)
cucumbers
200 g yogurt
onions
10 g ginger
1 tsp ground cumin
salt
pepper
Turkish bread for serving
cucumber slices for serving
parsley for serving
Yeni Raki for serving
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

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

Nutrition per serving

Cal
320
Protein
30g
Fat
17g
Carb
10g

Step 1/4

Add minced meat to a bowl and season with salt. Knead to combine and refrigerate for approx. 1 – 2 hrs.
  • 400 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.
  • 6 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.
  • 2 cucumbers
  • 10 ginger
  • 200 yogurt
  • 1 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!