Feast on this as though you really are in the Mediterranean…

MAKES: 40
PREP TIME: 10 mins
COOKING TIME: 40 mins

INGREDIENTS 

6 slices of stale bread, processed to a fine crumb
500g pork mince
500g beef mince
1 clove of garlic, crushed
2 eggs, lightly beaten
2 brown onions, peeled, finely chopped
2 tbs chopped parsley
2 cups dried breadcrumbs
1 cup rice bran oil
Store bought tzatziki, to serve
Lebanese cucumber, peeled into small ribbons, to serve
Carman’s Ancient Grain & Cracked Pepper Super Seed & Grain Crackers, to serve

METHOD 

1 In a large bowl combine fresh breadcrumbs, mince, garlic, eggs, onion and parsley.  Season then use clean hands to mix well.
2 Divide mixture into 40 golf ball-sized portions, roll into balls then roll in dried breadcrumbs to coat.
3 Heat ¼ cup of the oil in a large frypan over low-medium heat.  Add 10 meatballs and fry, turning regularly, until cooked through (about 10-15 mins).  Drain on paper towel.  Repeat with remaining oil and meatballs.
4 To serve, spread 1 tsp tzatziki onto a Carman’s Ancient Grain Super Seed & Grain Cracker.  Decorate with cucumber ribbon and top with one meatball.  Repeat with remaining crackers, tzatziki and meatballs.

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