Stuffed Greek Meatballs

2015-04-13
  • Servings : 12
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 15m
  • Ready In : 30m

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Stuffed Greek meatballs. Feta stuffed turkey meatballs with delicious homemade lemon-garlic sauce.Yummy! Adapted from http://sweetpeasandsaffron.com

Ingredients

  • 1 pound (480 g) ground turkey
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 2 cloves garlic,peeled and minced
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 20 grinds of black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup (160 g) cubed feta cheese
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil for frying
  • For Lemon-Garlic Sauce:3/4 cup (180 g) plain yogurt
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 clove garlic,peeled and minced

Method

Step 1

In a large mixing bowl,combine all meatball ingredients,except vegetable oil. Mix well. Form approximately 2 tablespoon-sized balls, patting together. Place a cube of feta cheese inside and seal all around it.

Step 2

Preheat vegetable oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Fry stuffed turkey meatballs for 2-3 minutes per side, turning frequently.

Step 3

Remove fried turkey meatballs from the heat. Pat dry with paper towel. Serve with homemade lemon-garlic sauce.

Step 4

For Lemon-Garlic Sauce: In a mixing bowl,combine all sauce ingredients. Mix well until smooth. Serve with fried stuffed turkey meatballs.

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