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!
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
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.