Meatballs from Rhodes

Keftedes Roditiki

Preparation info
  • Makes about 30 meatballs;

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Foods of the Greek Islands

By Aglaia Kremezi

Published 2000

  • About

WHEN MY family makes keftedes, we always prepare a large quantity, since we eat them not only hot but also at room temperature—and even directly from the refrigerator. They are a common and popular meat dish, served on picnics as well as at buffet dinners and children’s parties.

I first came across fresh tomatoes as an ingredient in the keftedes mixture in the handwritten kitchen notebook of a certain late Mrs. Papastefanou. Mrs. Papastefanou</