35 minutes


30 minutes


  • 3 big potatoes
  • 2 banana peppers
  • 500 gramsmince
  • 1 grated onion
  • 3 tablespoon ofstale bread crumb
  • 1  egg
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ofblack pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ofcumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon of flaked red pepper
  • 2 tablespoon of oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon of tomato paste
  • 3 grated tomatoes
  • 2 waterglass ofhot water
  • 1/2 teaspoon of thyme
  • 1,5 water glass ofoil


Rest the mixture in the fridge for 15-20 minutes  before preparing the meatballs.

Cooking tip

You can put on aliminum foil on the cooking tray.

How to cook Izmir meatball?

  1. Put onion, wetted stale crumbs, egg, spices, chopped parsley and salt in an oval glass dish.
  2. Knead the mixture.
  3. Take palm seized pieces from the meatball mixture and roll them.  Line up the meatballs in a glass baking dish.
  4. Fry the potato wedges.
  5. Put the potato wedges on a napkin.
  6. Prepare the tomatoes and banana peppers.
  7. Fry the meatballs ( not fully).
  8. Put the meatballs on a napkin.
  9. For the sauce overheat the oil and tomato paste. Then add 3 grated tomatoes, 2 glass of water, 1 teaspoon of thyme and salt. And boil. 
  10. Meanwhile, line up the potato wedges and meatballs in the cooking dish
  11. Put the tomatoes and banana peppers on it.
  12. And then add the sauce.
  13. Cook in the oven.(200  °C)

Service Advice

A salad full of greens will go well with Izmir meatball.


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