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Greek Meatballs (Soutzoukakia)

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr 10 mins
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Servings: 6
Cost: $2.15

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 4 peices of bread crumbled
  • 1 large garlic clove minced
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • cup water

For sauce

  • 6 oz tomato paste
  • cups water
  • ¾ cup red wine
  • teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cumin

Instructions

  • Mix beef, onion, bread, garlic, egg, sugar, salt, cumin, pepper, and water together until well combined. For into small meat patties, about the size you would for a slider.
  • Preheat large skillet (I use an electric skillet) to medium brown patties on each side. Remove and set aside on a plate.
  • Reduce heat to low mix in all sauce ingredients and bring to a simmer. Add meatballs back to skillet and let simmer, covered, for 1 hour.