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Greek Meatballs with Feta Sauce

These Greek Meatballs with Feta Sauce meatballs are slightly crisp on the outside and are brilliant served as an appetiser or main dish!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Greek
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 359kcal
Author Wendy Polisi

Ingredients

  • Meatballs
  • 2 slices gluten free bread
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 3/4 lb ground grass-fed lamb
  • 3/4 lb ground grass-fed beef
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh grated parmesan
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Dipping Sauce
  • 1 cup Greek Yogurt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup crumbled fetta
  • 1/4 teaspoon oregano
  • 4 cloves garlic minced

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 420 degrees. Place bread in a bowl and cover with milk.
  • Place a rack on a large baking sheet. Drizzle the olive oil into a large bowl and add the lamb and beef. Season with salt and pepper. Squeeze excess moisture from bread and crumble it into the meat. Mix in onion, cheese, parsley, cayenne, garlic and egg. Roll into 1 1/2 - 2 inch balls and place on prepared rack on the baking sheet. Bake for 12 - 15 minutes. Douse with lemon juice.
  • Make dipping sauce by mixing together yogurt, milk, feta, oregano and garlic in a small bowl. Serve with meatballs.

Notes

Meatballs: Servings 8, Serving Size 151g, Calories 242, Fat 11.7g, Carbohydrates 6.7g, Protein 27g, Cholesterol 96mg, Sodium 464mg, Potassium 211mg, Fiber .9g, Sugars 1.5g, WW Pts 6
Sauce Servings 8, Serving Size 50g, Calories 37, Fat 1.3g, Carbohydrates 2.6g, Protein 4.1g, Cholesterol 7mg, Sodium 74mg, Potassium 82mg, Sugars 2g, WW Pts 1

Nutrition

Calories: 359kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 97mg | Sodium: 554mg | Potassium: 353mg | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 515IU | Vitamin C: 7.7mg | Calcium: 195mg | Iron: 2mg