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Recipe: Greek Meatballs with Potatoes - Little Observationist
My parents have been travelling to Greece regularly for years now, often choosing to re-visit some of the same villages where they’ve had the pleasure of meeting some lovely locals. Last year, they took a few weeks holiday and spent some time in Chaniá. While there, they took a cooking class with a woman called Koula Varydakis-Xanialakis (aka The Cretan Cook – in red below). Koula has published a book with some of her recipes, a copy of which made it back to their bookshelf in New York. My dad and I thought it would be fun to try one while I was home last month. We paged through the book and settled on “Meatballs with Potatoes” which looked pretty straightforward. Turned out to be tasty and even better the second day after the sauce thickened up a bit. We found that in the beginning it was more of a broth, so if I made it again I might add a bit of tomato paste to thicken it up some. If you want to give it a try, here’s the recipe! Ingredients: – 1lb lean ground beef – 2 eggs – 1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped – 2 tbsp fresh mint, chopped – …