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Keftes de Prassa - Greek Leek and Meat Croquettes Recipe
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Keftes de Prassa - Greek Leek and Meat Croquettes

6 leeks, very well washed
2 pounds lean ground beef
4 eggs
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
Matza meal
Olive oil

Clean leeks, cut into 1/2 inch pieces, disgarding roots and tough outer leaves. Put in microwave-proof bowl, and cook in microwave until tender. Mix pulp with beef, 3 eggs, salt, about 1/4 cup matza meal, and pepper.

Beat remaining egg. Dip patties of beef mixture in egg, then in matza meal. Fry in oil until golden. Drain on paper towels. Can be served plain or with a tomato sauce.

Source: Adapted by Sephardic Holiday Cooking, Decalogue Books,1986.
 Yield: 4 servings plus - (depending how thick the patties are)


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