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    Spanakopita Meatballs With Greek Yogurt Sauce

    Spanakopita Meatballs With Greek Yogurt Sauce. Photo by KPD

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    25 mins

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    KPD's Note:

    My twist on a Rachel Ray recipe. If you can't find Greek yogurt, you could use a combination of sour cream and mayo. Fresh mint is a nice variation to the sauce. This recipe originally called for ground chicken.

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    1. 1
      Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
    2. 2
      In a bowl combine 3 cloves of garlic and all of red onion EXCEPT 2 tablespoons, reserve 1 garlic clove and onion for yogurt sauce.
    3. 3
      Squeeze the water out of the spinach until completely dry. Separate the spinach as you add it to garlic and onion.
    4. 4
      Add feta, egg, breadcrumbs, ground beef, lamb and grill seasoning to the bowl. Mix and combine well.
    5. 5
      Form mixture into 1 1/2-inch, bite-sized meatballs. Place the meatballs on a nonstick cookie sheet. ***At this point you could refrigerate until ready to bake.
    6. 6
      Bake meatballs at 375 degrees for 20 minutes until they are cooked through.
    7. 7
      To make the sauce, place yogurt, 1 garlic clove, 2 Tablespoons onion, cucumber, dill, lemon juice, oregano and a little salt in food processor and process until smooth. Adjust seasonings to taste and transfer to a serving bowl. Serve meatballs alongside sauce with toothpicks.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 21, 2011


      My husband has been asking for these again and again! Delicious!!

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    Nutritional Facts for Spanakopita Meatballs With Greek Yogurt Sauce

    Serving Size: 1 (253 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 460.6
    Calories from Fat 297
    Total Fat 33.0 g
    Saturated Fat 14.3 g
    Cholesterol 151.6 mg
    Sodium 562.9 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 12.1 g
    Dietary Fiber 2.1 g
    Sugars 3.2 g
    Protein 28.5 g

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    Greek yogurt

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