Thursday, June 21, 2018

Greek Meatballs with Tzatziki Sauce

Greek Meatballs with Tzatziki Sauce are perfect for dinner or an appetizer! Loaded with spices, lemon zest and even feta cheese, they are sure to please anyone who loves Greek flavors!

The ground beef is seasoned with a combination of parsley, oregano, coriander, cumin and a touch of cinnamon. The warm spice of the cinnamon along with the coriander and cumin are so delicious with the fresh lemon zest and juice that is also in the meatballs.


  • 1 pound lean ground beef, I use 90/10
  • 1/4 cup panko breadcrumbs, gluten-free breadcrumbs if needed
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh leaf parsley
  • 3 tablespoons grated onion
  • 1 clove garlic, grated
  • Zest of a lemon
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Kosher salt and black pepper to taste
  • 2 ounces cubed or crumbled feta cheese

Tzatziki Sauce

  • 1/2 cup grated English cucumber, excess liquid squeezed out
  • 1 cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh dill or 1/2 teaspoon dried
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated garlic
  • Kosher salt and black pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Line a baking sheet with foil and spray it with cooking spray.
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