Ćevapi

Ćevapi is a kebab that is common in Balkan cuisine. These long meatballs are generally eaten in lepinja bread, onion and ajvar.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Slovenia
Keyword: Beef, Lamb, Pork
Servings: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 lb pork
  • ½ lb beef (chuck)
  • ½ lb lamb (shoulder)
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • ½ onion
  • ½ bunch parsley
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp baking soda, dissolved in ¼ cup of water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper

Instructions

  • Grind all the ingredients.
  • Make small kebabs of ground meat, about 3 to 4 inches long. Preheat barbecue (ideally) or a grill.
  • Cook cevapi for 8 minutes on one side then turn over and cook for another 6 to 8 minutes.
  • Serve 5 to 8 cevapi in the lepinja with ajvar, thinly sliced onions and sour cream.

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