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    Plump meatballs, called keftedes in Greek, are flavored with mint and garnished with a shower of fresh lemon zest.

    Ingredients

    • 2 slices day-old white bread, crusts removed
    • 3 tablespoons ouzo
    • 1/2 medium onion, finely chopped
    • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more if needed
    • 1 pound ground beef (85 percent lean)
    • 1 large egg, plus 2 large egg yolks, lightly beaten
    • 2 tablespoons capers, rinsed and finely chopped
    • 1 small garlic clove, minced
    • 3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint
    • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
    • 1 1/4 teaspoons coarse salt
    • Freshly ground pepper
    • 1 lemon

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 150 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 9 g 14.25%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 8.92%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 30 mg 10%
    • Sodium: 365 mg 15.22%
    • Calcium: 17 mg 1.73%
    • Potassium: 30 mg 0.86%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 6.81%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 4 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 3.14%
    • Sugar: 1 g
    • Protein: 13 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 2.43%
    • Vitamin C 9.72%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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