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Dalyan Meatballs

Dalyan meatball recipe that will give you an explosion of flavor in your full mouth.

September 29, 2019
Dalyan Meatballs
Difficulty Medium
Servings 4-6 people
Preparation 30 mins
Cooking 35 mins
Total 65 mins



  1. Peel potatoes and carrots and cook with little water.
  2. Add the grated onion, wetted crumb, egg, finely chopped parsley, salt and black pepper into the ground beef and knead for 10 minutes.
  3. With wet hands give a cylinder shape of about 30 cm long. Carve the center of the carrot and cut the potato into four. Place the edges on top of the greased tray. (With the merged part at the bottom)
  4. Bake in medium heat for 35 minutes.
  5. Serve with boiled seasonal vegetables.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Dalyan Meatballs
Serves 4-6
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 46 mg15.3%
Sodium 732 mg31.8%
Potassium 394 mg8.4%
Protein 17 g34%
Total Fat 6 g7.7%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


  • Knead the meatballs thoroughly.
  • If you have time, rest the meatballs in the refrigerator for 3-4 hours. This way, your meatballs will be tastier.
  • Pay attention to the thickness of the meatballs. Make sure it is not too thin or too thick. Otherwise, the meatballs will not be cooked or overcooked.
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Dalyan Meatballs is a baked or smoked ground meat dish prepared in the form of a loaf. This recipe, unique to Turkish cuisine, is easy and delicious to prepare.

Serve with rice or mashed potatoes at your family meals. Try this recipe with boiled eggs in its stuffing. Enjoy your meal.

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