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Baked meatballs by grandpa Tassos

Fast, easy, without excess oils with a refreshing yogurt sauce


  1. To make the dip mix all the ingredients together and refrigerate

  2. Place the minced meat in a bowl and add all the ingredients.

  3. Knead really well, cover with cling film and refrigerate for an hour.

  4. Preheat the oven at 180 degrees without the fan

  5. Shape the meatballs and place them in a baking tray with some baking paper

  6. Bake for 18 minutes (last three minutes, with the fan on)


For the yogurt dip

200 g Greek yogurt

40 g mayonnaise 

salt, pepper, garlic, vinegar, mint, to taste

I did not use olive oil, there is enough oil in the mayonnaise

For the meatballs

300 g ground beef

200 g minced pork

100 g breadcrumbs

100 ml whole milk

1 egg

1 onion, finely diced (120 g)

15 grains of black pepper

3 grains of allspice

½ teaspoon of cumin seeds

½ teaspoon mustard seeds

30 mint leaves

10 g salt (I used)

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