Frumenty

Frumenty

A unique recipe of “Flampouriotika” trachana!

 

Ingredients:

- 20 ml olive oil

- 1 onion, grated

- ½ cup “Flampouriotika”  Frumenty

- 1 pound ground beef from rump

- 2 slices bread, preferably stale, without crust, soaked for 2-3 minutes in water and well wrung

- ½ cup grated gruyere spicy (eg Crete or Naxos)

- 2 eggs, preferably organic

- 1 tsp. tablespoons tomato puree

- 1 heaped tsp. tablespoons dried mint, crushed

- ½ tsp. fresh dried oregano, crumbled

- Salt and freshly ground pepper

- Flour for all purpose flour for

- Olive oil for frying

 

 

 

Execution:

In a bowl throw 400 ml hot water, add the frumenty and leave to soak for 15-20 minutes, until risen and softened. In wring and squeeze well with cheria.In a small pan heat the olive oil over medium heat and saute the onion for 2-3 minutes until softened. Retire and leave aside.

In a large bowl (or a bowl) put minced and sauteed onion with oil and knead with hands for 2-3 minutes, until well blended. Add frumenty, bread, cheese, eggs, tomato paste, mint, oregano, salt and pepper and knead the ingredients well for 4-5 minutes, until the mixture is fluffy and smooth. Cover the bowl and transfer to the refrigerator for 30 minutes, until the mixture shake for a bit and mix the aromas. Remove from the refrigerator and conjure meatballs weighing about 30 gr each. Throw the flour in a wide bowl and flour the meatballs.In a large nonstick skillet throw olive oil until it reaches 4 cm from the bottom. Heat it over medium-high heat and fry the meatballs in doses of 6-7 pieces, for 7-8 minutes, turning the ordinary, until evenly browned. Drain on absorbent kitchen paper and serve hot or lukewarm. Served with French fries or mashed potatoes or green salad.

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