Giouvarlakia, a simple and delicious Greek specialty

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Giouvarlakia, a simple and delicious Greek specialtyMeatballs in a creamy egg-lemon sauce

Giouvarlakia is a simple and traditional Greek soup featuring meatballs in a creamy egg-lemon sauce and is deliciously satisfying all year round, according to greekcitytimes.com.

With a few key ingredients and simple steps, you can create a delicious and wholesome dish for the entire family.

Ingredients:

  • – 500 x grams lean minced meat (using cut of your choice- eg. beef, pork, veal)
  • – 1 x cup medium grain rice
  • – 1/4 cup x parsley, chopped
  • – 1 x onion, chopped
  • – 1 x clove garlic, chopped
  • – 2 x lemons, juiced
  • – 2 x eggs
  • – 1/4 x cup olive oil, extra for drizzling
  • – salt & pepper to taste

Method:

  • – Place mince, chopped onion, rice, garlic, and parsley in a large bowl.
  • – Add salt, pepper and olive oil.
  • – Knead the mixture with your hands, until smooth in texture and then roll into round meatballs.
  • – Allow to rest in the fridge for 10 minutes.
  • – Fill a large pot 3/4 of the way with water and bring to boil.
  • – Add the meatballs gently into the pot, one by one, using a ladle spoon.
  • – Drizzle lightly with some olive oil and lower heat to medium and allow to simmer for 50 minutes.
  • – To make the lemon sauce, crack the eggs in a bowl and whisk. Add lemon juice and whisk well.
  • – Add 2 x ladles of juice from the soup into bowl and whisk thoroughly and quickly.
  • – Stir the egg-lemon sauce into soup and cook for another minute on very low heat.

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