You probably know these delicious minced sausages from holidays in Bosnia, Serbia or Croatia. Because there you can get them in any restaurant. But you can also make them quickly and just as tasty at home. With easy to get ingredients.
Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2 hours.
Form small meat rolls with your hands. Place on a platter or plate.
Brush the meat with oil.
Heat the BBQ or grill pan until very hot.
Place the cevapcici in the pan and grill for 12 minutes, while turning the meat a few times.
Cut open the flat bread (pita bread) and fill with cevapcici and red onion.
8 pita bread, 2 red onions
Serve with garlic sauce.
1 cup garlic sauce
1. - Minced beef Instead of minced beef you can also use minced beef mixed with ½ pound (250 grams) minced pork, or ½ pound (250 grams) minced lamb with ½ pound minced beef.2. - Vegeta - Vegeta can be bought at Amazon. If you don't have it at home, you can replace it with vegetable stock powder. If you don't have it at home either, leave it out.3. - Garlic sauce - Instead of this creamy sauce, you can also serve this with sour cream or Greek yogurt. Or serve with Ajvar (available in supermarkets or online).4. - Baking soda - Add baking soda to get a crisp outside. If you don't have baking soda? Then leave it out.5. - Storage
After shaping the cevapcici, but before brushing them with oil, you can keep them in the fridge for up to one day. You can also freeze them. Place them in a freezer container (with baking paper between each roll so that they do not stick). You can keep them for up to 2 months. Let them thaw in the refrigerator and grill them according to the directions.
After grilling the cevapcici, you can keep them covered in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. You can also freeze them. Then place them in a freezer container (with baking paper between each roll so that they do not stick). You can keep them for up to 2 months. Thaw them in the fridge and heat them in a skillet or in the oven. Bake it for 20 minutes at 320 °F (160 °C).
7.- Nutritional value The nutritional values are shown per person, assuming you eat this with four people.