Savory ground beef meatballs are served with a creamy sauce of yogurt, feta cheese, tomato, cucumber, garlic and dill for a flavorful entree.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 5 servings
1 lb. ground beef
1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
1/4 cup plain dry bread crumbs
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
1 Tbsp. olive oil
1 pkg. (4 oz.) ATHENOS Traditional Crumbled Feta Cheese
3/4 cup plain nonfat yogurt
2 Tbsp. milk
1 clove garlic
1/3 cup chopped seeded tomato
1/3 cup chopped seeded peeled cucumber
1 tsp. finely chopped fresh dill
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Let's Make It
Mix meat, parsley, egg, bread crumbs, garlic, salt and pepper. Shape into 20 meatballs, each about 1 inch in diameter.
Heat oil in medium skillet on medium-low heat. Add meatballs; cook 12 to 15 min. or until cooked through, stirring occasionally.
Meanwhile, place cheese, yogurt, milk and 1 clove garlic in food processor or blender container; cover. Process until smooth. Mix with tomato, cucumber and dill. Serve meatballs with yogurt sauce.
Size It Up
Turn ordinary meatballs into something special with a serving of this easy-to-prepare recipe that has a Mediterranean flair!
Substitute ground lamb for all or part of the ground beef.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g
Saturated Fat 9g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 9g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
20 meatballs or 5 servings, 4 meatballs each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.