Saturday, September 19, 2009

Kolokythokeftedes (Zucchini and Feta Balls)

You think the name sounds so difficult? Well, not this recipe. This easy to make Greek dish is perfect to serve as an appetizer or as a snack.

Makes 12 zucchini balls

2 cups zucchini (grated and squeezed)
1/4 cup of feta (crumbled)
1 splash ouzo
1 clove garlic (chopped)
2 green onions (chopped)
1 handful herbs (such as mint, dill and parsley, chopped)
1 egg
salt and pepper to taste
flour (I used whole wheat)
breadcrumbs (I used whole wheat)
oil for frying


1. Mix the zucchini, feta, ouzo, garlic, green onion, herbs and egg and season with salt and pepper.
2. Mix in equal parts flour and breadcrumbs until you can work with the mixture to form balls.
3. Form the mixture into balls and dust in flour.
4. Fry in oil until golden brown and set aside to cool.



  1. This recipe sounds and looks delicious! You had me at feta cheese. Yum!

  2. It does right?! glad you liked it! Thanks a lot Ann!