Greek Meatballs with Feta Tzatziki
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Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: Greek
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Serves: 12-16 Meatballs
 
Ingredients
Feta Tzatziki:
  • 2 cups plain yogurt (can be Greek or regular)
  • 1½ tsp minced garlic
  • 2 tsp fresh chopped parsley
  • 1 tsp dried mixed herbs
  • Juice of ½ lemon (about 1 tbsp)
  • 1 tbsp finely diced cucumber
  • 1 tbsp crumbled feta cheese
Meatballs:
  • 1 lb lean ground beef
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 tsp parsley
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
Optional for serving:
  • Pita bread
  • Sliced cucumber
  • Thinly sliced red onion
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C). Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray.
  2. In a bowl, mix together all the ingredients for the feta tzatziki. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until meatballs are served.
  3. Add all ingredients for the meatballs to a large bowl. Combine using your hands until everything is well incorporated. Form into 1 inch wide balls and set on greased baking sheet at least an inch apart.
  4. Bake the meatballs for 15 minutes in the preheated oven. Remove from oven and flip the meatballs. Bake for another 10 minutes, or until completely cooked through.
  5. Serve the meatballs with the feta tzatziki sauce, and pita, cucumber, and red onion if desired.
Recipe by A Duck's Oven at https://aducksoven.com/recipes/greek-meatballs-with-feta-tzatziki/