Make your meatballs more than marvelous with this Turkish Meatballs recipe. These Turkish Meatballs are topped with a tasty yogurt, Feta and fresh herb mixture for an interesting entrée that's packed with flavor.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 8 servings
1 lb. each lean ground beef and lean ground lamb
1 cup dry bread crumbs
1/2 cup KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese
2 eggs, beaten
1 Tbsp. each ground cumin, onion powder and paprika
1/4 cup each chopped fresh mint and fresh parsley, divided
1/2 cup plain low-fat yogurt
1/2 cup ATHENOS Traditional Crumbled Feta Cheese
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 400°F.
Mix meat, bread crumbs, Parmesan, eggs, dry seasonings and half the chopped fresh herbs just until blended.
Shape into 48 meatballs, each about 1 inch in diameter.
Place on foil-covered rimmed baking sheets sprayed with cooking spray.
Bake 13 to 15 min. or until done (160ºF). Meanwhile, mix yogurt, feta cheese and remaining fresh herbs until blended.
Serve meatballs with the yogurt mixture.
Sprinkle with additional chopped fresh mint or parsley before serving.
Omit the mint, and increase the parsley to 1/2 cup.
Omit the ground lamb. Instead, prepare these flavorful meatballs using 2 lb. lean ground beef.
Serve with hot cooked brown rice and a steamed fresh vegetable to round out the meal.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g
Saturated Fat 9g
Trans Fat 1g
Total Carbohydrates 12g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* 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.