Preparation Time 25 min
Cooking Time 6 min
Persons 4


Put all the ingredients into a bowl and mix them well by hand. Rub some flour into your hands and form the oregano balls in the size of a walnut. Pour olive oil into a frying pan and let it heat. Fry the oregano rissoles for 3 minutes each side until they golden brown.

Nutritional Value

Oregano has potent antioxidant properties and is a good source of fiber, iron, potassium, beta-carotene, zinc and copper.

Celebrations and special occasions:

Oregano rissoles raised generations of residents of the area of Koroni. A walk to the fields to gather oregano, a little craft and plenty of virgin olive oil from Koroni into the  frying pan, the delicious taster accompanied the food or was the main meal of the family.


•        fresh chopped oregano – along with its leaves, gathered before it matures (two handfuls)

•        chopped dry onions (2)

•        chopped garlic (2 cloves)

•        Flour (4-5 tablespoons)

•        dry grated ‘mizithra’ cheese (4 tablespoons)

•        1 beaten egg

•        olive oil (2 tablespoons)

•        Ouzo (1 tablespoon)

•        Salt

•        Pepper

•        Paprika

•        1/2 cup of olive oil for frying