Avgolemono Sauce Meatballs

 

 

 Love this creamy and nutritious recipe from Greece.

Avgolemono literally means egg and lemon and can be used in traditional Greek chicken soup and with greek meatballs

Ingredients

  • 350g mince 
  • 2 small onions chopped
  • 1 garlic clove finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp breadcrumbs
  • ½ a sachets of bone broth 
  • the juice of 1 lemon
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tbsp of VegEase Spinach powder (optional)
  • ground cinnamon
  • pepper
  • salt
  • ¼ tsp of mint flakes

 

Method

- Mix the mince, onion garlic, salt, pepper, breadcrumbs, 1 egg, vegetable powder, mint and cinnamon and knead until blended.

- Roll the mince into the size you prefer, even balls

- Heat a small amount of olive oil in a frypan and  cook the meatballs until cooked – about 15 minutes

- Heat the bone broth

- Whisk the 2 eggs and gently add the hot bone broth, a little at a time while whisking – Stir until blended

- Add the lemon juice

- Add the meatballs in the sauce and let the meatballs sit in the sauce for 5 minutes. – Serve hot