Serbian – Inspired Meatballs (Serbia and Montenegro)
From a Cevapcici recipe
Yield: 8-10 servings
1 lb ground beef
1 lb ground lamb
3 cloves garlic, finely minced
3 tbsp hot Hungarian paprika, or sweet paprika and a little cayenne
2 tbsp freshly ground black pepper
Pinch of freshly grated nutmeg
salt and pepper to taste
Combine all the ingredients in a bowl (except the bread crumbs), and mix well by hand. Do not overwork the meat mixture. Add breadcrumbs to desired consistency.
Form meatballs and saute in olive oil until done. Simmer in sauce (optional).
Link to My Post on Serbia and Montenegro: https://theworldfrommykitchen.wordpress.com/2014/05/10/serbia-and-montenegro/
Main Ingredient: Ground Beef/Lamb
Original Cevapcici recipe: http://recipes.wikia.com/wiki/Cevapcici
Note: The meat mixture is traditionally rolled into little “cigars” about 1 inch by 3 inches.
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