Greek Meatballs with Roasted Red Peppers and Mint

Greek Meatballs with Roasted Red Peppers and Mint

Makes about 16 meatballs

Based upon the hallmarks of Greek cooking - roasted red peppers, mint, oregano, and feta cheese - these meatballs are so resonant in flavor that you can simply serve them in their own juices.

Ingredients: 
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 tablespoons chopped mint
  • 2 tablespoons chopped oregano
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons lemon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 (12-ounce) jar roasted red peppers, drained, patted dry, and chopped
You must be signed in to use shopping lists. Sign in or create account
Cancel
Method: 

Preheat the oven to 350°F. Mix beef, feta cheese, parsley, mint, oregano, lemon juice, lemon pepper, salt, garlic and peppers together in a large bowl, blending in cheese until no large crumbles remain. Using a 2-ounce scoop (1/8 cup) to measure, roll into 16 meatballs and transfer to a baking sheet. Bake until browned and cooked through, about 25 minutes.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:Serving size: 1 meatball, 90 calories (25 from fat), 3g total fat, 2g saturated fat, 25mg cholesterol, 540mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (0g dietary fiber, 0g sugar), 8g protein
Special Diets: 

Note: We've provided special diet and nutritional information for educational purposes. But remember — we're cooks, not doctors! You should follow the advice of your health-care provider. And since product formulations change, check product labels for the most recent ingredient information. See our Terms of Service.

Recipe Discussion