Greek Meatballs with Tzatziki Sauce- super simple & delicious kid approved recipe
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Greek Meatballs Recipe

Delicious Greek meatballs with fennel, mint, lemon, and garlic.
Course Main
Cuisine Greek
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 20 meatballs
Calories 400kcal
Author Katie Wells

Ingredients

Meatballs:

  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 large onion grated
  • ¼ cup almond flour
  • 1 TBSP fennel greens  finely chopped 
  • 1 TBSP fennel bulb  finely chopped 
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 TBSP lemon juice
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • ¼ tsp fresh mint finely diced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste

Tzatziki Sauce:

  • 1 cup greek yogurt
  • 1 TBSP garlic minced
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 cucumber finely chopped

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients for the meatballs and mix with hands. Add any extra almond flour if needed to make thick enough to form into meat balls.
  • Form into 1 inch meatballs and place on an oiled baking sheet or in a large baking dish.
  • Bake in the oven for approximately 30-40 minutes or until cooked through.
  • While baking, whisk together the ingredients for the sauce.
  • Serve meatballs with the yogurt sauce.
  • Enjoy!

Notes

Serve on toothpicks as an appetizer or on a salad with tomato, cucumber, feta, and tzatziki sauce as a dressing.

Nutrition

Serving: 3meatballs | Calories: 400kcal | Carbohydrates: 16.4g | Protein: 50.5g | Fat: 15.8g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 145mg | Sodium: 970mg | Fiber: 1.1g | Sugar: 13g