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                          Keftadas With Yogurt Dip
 
 Recipe By     : Good Friends Cookbook
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Appetizers                       Beef
                 Good Friends Cookbook
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      Lb            Lean Ground Beef
      1/2  Lb            Feta Cheese -- Finely Crumbled
    1      Whole         Egg -- Lightly Beaten
    1      Whole         Egg White -- Lightly Beaten
    3      Whole         Green Onions -- Finely Chopped
    1      Whole         Garlic Clove -- Minced
      1/4  C             Fresh Parsley -- Chopped
    1      Tbsp          Fresh Oregano Or 1 Ts. Dried -- Finely Chopped
    2      Tbsp          Lemon Juice -- Fresh
                         Freshly Ground Pepper -- To Taste
                         Flour To Coat Meatballs
                         Vegetable Oil -- For Frying
                         Yogurt Dip For Kaftadas
    1      C             Yogurt -- Low Fat
    1      Tbsp          Fresh Mint Or Basil -- Chopped
      1/2  Tsp           Ground Cumin
                         Freshly Ground Pepper -- To Taste
 
 Kaftadas:
 Place all ingredients except flour and oil in a large bowl.
 Mix together with a fork.
 Form into 1 balls, squeezing out excess moisture if necessary.
 Roll meatballs in flour to coat.
 Heat a little vegetable oil in a frying pan over medium heat.
 Brown meatballs on all sides until they are cooked through.
 Remove from pan and drain on paper towel.  (To prepare ahead of time, slightly
 undercook the meatballs and refrigerate.  Reheat at serving time in a 350
 degree oven.)
 Meat balls may also be frozen
 Serve with toothpicks as an appetizer.
 Makes 48 meatballs.
 
 Yogurt Dip:
 Stir all ingredients together and use as a dip for the meatballs.
 Store in refrigerator.
 
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