AuthorMutfaktan Sofraya
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Meatballs are made in different shapes and flavors all over the world and are cooked in many different ways. Tekirdag Meatballs, which is one of the many types of meatballs in Turkey and integrated with the name of our city of Tekirdag, is one of our favorites. You will not be able to get enough of the meatballs you will make with this recipe.

Tekirdağ Köfte Nasıl Yapılır?
Yields6 Servings
Prep Time25 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time40 mins

Tekirdag Meatballs Ingredients:

Chili Meatball Sauce Ingredients:

How to Make Tekirdag Meatballs?

1

Add the finely chopped onion and grated garlic to the minced meat and knead well. Then add the breadcrumbs, semolina, baking soda dissolved in lemon juice, salt, black pepper and cumin and continue kneading.

2
Tekirdağ Köfte Nasıl Yapılır?

* Keep minced meat preferably in the refrigerator for 24 hours, or at least 8 hours if it is not possible. This waiting process is very important for the taste of meatballs.

* Take out of the refrigerator and knead again. Shape it by wetting your hands from time to time, as in the photos. If possible, cook it on the grill or in a teflon pan.

3
Tekirdağ Köfte Nasıl Yapılır?

Put the cooked meatballs on the plate. Slice onions and tomatoes on the side and serve it with hot pepper sauce and piyaz (Turkish white bean) salad. Bon Appetit!

How to Make Pepper Meatball Sauce?

4

Mix all the ingredients well in a suitable bowl and serve on the same plate with the meatballs.

Ingredients

Tekirdag Meatballs Ingredients:

Chili Meatball Sauce Ingredients:

Directions

How to Make Tekirdag Meatballs?

1

Add the finely chopped onion and grated garlic to the minced meat and knead well. Then add the breadcrumbs, semolina, baking soda dissolved in lemon juice, salt, black pepper and cumin and continue kneading.

2
Tekirdağ Köfte Nasıl Yapılır?

* Keep minced meat preferably in the refrigerator for 24 hours, or at least 8 hours if it is not possible. This waiting process is very important for the taste of meatballs.

* Take out of the refrigerator and knead again. Shape it by wetting your hands from time to time, as in the photos. If possible, cook it on the grill or in a teflon pan.

3
Tekirdağ Köfte Nasıl Yapılır?

Put the cooked meatballs on the plate. Slice onions and tomatoes on the side and serve it with hot pepper sauce and piyaz (Turkish white bean) salad. Bon Appetit!

How to Make Pepper Meatball Sauce?

4

Mix all the ingredients well in a suitable bowl and serve on the same plate with the meatballs.

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