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Greek Beef Meatballs

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Quick and delicious, savory seasoned Greek Meatballs made with fresh herbs, lean ground beef, garlic, and baked to juicy perfection. Perfect for no-fuss weeknight dinners and grab-n-go meals!

Ingredients

  • 1 pound 93 percent lean ground beef
  • 3 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 4 tablespoons finely ground old fashioned oats see note 1
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh oregano
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh baby dill
  • 1 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, or to taste
  • 1/2 medium red onion, grated
  • 1/4 cup finely grated zucchini
  • 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
  • tzatziki sauce, for serving optional
  • chopped cucumbers and tomatoes for serving optional
  • Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Drizzle a large oven-safe skillet or baking dish with olive oil. 
  • In a large bowl combine all ingredients (except for olive oil, tzatziki sauce, cucumbers and tomatoes) and mix well. Shape into 1 1/2 inch balls and place in prepared skillet or baking dish. 
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until browned and cooked through the center. Serve meatballs gyro-style wrapped in a pita with tomatoes, lettuce, and tzatziki sauce, or serve meatballs alone for a grab-n-go meal. 
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