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Picnic Meatballs

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Serves 4

These meatballs are a Turkish recipe and are great for picnics. Not forgeting all my recipes are nut free as I have a nut allergy.

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  • 450g Minced Lamb
  • 1 onion, grated
  • 1 stale slice of bread soaked in water and squeezed dry
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 1 tsp dried Oregano
  • Small bunch of fresh continental parsley, finely chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Sunflower oil for frying


    1. Mix and knead all the ingredients together really well.
    2. Slap the mixture against the sides and base of your bowl, repeating until the smooth surface of the mix starts to crack.
    3. Roll and shape into logs and gently flatten.
    4. Heat the oil in a pan and brown the kofte.
    5. TIP: As the Kofte are cooking, they will puff out slightly.

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