Mediterranean meatballs


You will need: Extendable grill grate
Top heat: approx. 220-250°C
Preheating: approx. 15 minutes
Working hours: 20 minutes
Barbecue: approx. 15 minutes

(for 12 pieces)

  • 1 kg minced pork
  • 1 onion, finely diced
  • 1 clove of garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 egg (size M)
  • 80 g black olives, chopped
  • 80 g dried tomatoes in oil, chopped
  • 2 tbsp breadcrumbs
  • 40 g Parmesan cheese, grated
  • Salt, pepper

In addition:

  • some frying oil

Heat the Merklinger to approx. 220-250°C.

Place the minced meat in a large bowl, season with salt and knead well with your hands.

Prepare the remaining ingredients and add to the mince. Knead everything thoroughly with your hands and season with salt and pepper.

With moistened hands, form 12 meat patties and brush them with frying oil.

Grill on the pull-out grill rack for approx. 7-8 minutes per side.


Serve with baked potatoes with rosemary and parmesan and green pesto or herb oil.

You can also prepare the meatballs on the griddle.

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