Monday, November 23, 2009




Makes 12 meatballs.

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 2 slices of bread
  • 1/2 onion ( finely chopped )
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp of ground red pepper
  • 1/2 tsp of ground thyme
  • 1/3 tsp of ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp of baking soda
  • salt
  • 2 medium size of potatoes ( peeled and sliced )
  • 2 tomatoes
Place sliced potatoes on a baking dish no space between them.  

Take two slices of bread into the bowl of food processor and process it until finely chopped. Take ground lamb, egg, processed bread, chopped onion, black pepper, red pepper,thyme, baking soda, and salt in a large mixing bowl and knead it until well combined. Cover with stretch film and let it rest for 4-5 hours in the refrigerator. At the end of resting time, take the mixture out and knead it one more time. Divide the mixture into 12 equal parts.Give them a shape of egg and make them flat with your palms. Put the meatballs on top of potato slices.
Take tomatoes into the bowl of food processor and process it until finely chopped.Spread it onto meatballs.
Preheat the oven 400F and bake it for 30 minutes.
Serve it with rice and salad. 


Rosa's Yummy Yums said...

Another dish I'd love to taste!



Stacy said...

This looks delicious! I MUST try this!

lubnakarim06 said...

Very new to know more about Turkish cuisine....kofte look drool worthy...

Aysegul said...

Harika...Ellerine saglik!

chow and chatter said...

oh wow great food on here love these meatballs, Rebecca

S said...

i love this, meat and rice, what's not to love?

Pity said...

i love this dish, my kind of lunch! delicious! well done, cheers,

Bir Dut Masalı - nUnU said...

iyi bayramlar canım..
sevgiler güzellikler diliyorum.

Anonymous said...

Pilavin tane tane, göfteler istah acici ellerine saglik.

Hayirli bayramlar canim...

My Turkish Kitchen said...

Thanks to you all.