Soutzoukakia (Greek Meatballs in Tomato Sauce)

Total Time
10 mins
40 mins

This was posted for the Zaar World Tour 2005. You will often fins cinnamon used in Greek meat dishes, and this is one of them. Nice with rice.

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  1. For the meatballs, mix the ground beef, garlic, cumin, white wine, bread (squeeze out the wine and reserve to be used in the sauce) and egg.
  2. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. Shape into approximately 30 sausage shaped patties, roll in flour and fry in oil until cooked through.
  4. Remove from pan, set aside on a plate covered with paper towels.
  5. For the sauce, bring the tomatoes stock and butter to a boil.
  6. Add the wine and the seasoning and simmer until sauce beginns to thicken.
  7. When the sauce starts to thicken, add the soutzoukakias and simmer for a further ten minutes.