Recipe:Keftedia Tragoidia

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Goat Meatballs


  • 3 slices white bread
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 pounds ground goat (Note: if you grind the meat yourself, do not do it in front of a goat)
  • 1 yellow onion, minced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped oregano
  • 2 finely chopped tablespoons mint
  • 2 teaspoon vinegar
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • Flour
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Pita Bread
  • Tzatziki



  • Soak bread in milk and wring out.
  • Combine the beef, bread, onion, garlic, oregano, mint, vinegar, eggs, nutmeg, salt, and pepper in a bowl and mix well. Chill for 15 minutes.
  • From into 1 inch balls
  • Dust the balls in flour and sautee in oil. Brown well.


  • 2 cups plain yogurt
  • 1 cup seeded and small-diced cucumber
  • 3 cloves minced garlic
  • Salt

Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix well.

Serve meatballs with tzatziki and pita. Yazoo!