Mediterranean Meatball Bowl | Crescent Foods | Home Meat Delivery

Mediterranean Meatball Bowl

Ingredients: 

Meat: 

  • 1 lb of Crescent Foods Ground Beef 90/10
  • Handful of parsley 
  • 1/4 of a red bell pepper 
  • 1/4 of an onion 
  • 2 garlic cloves 
  • 1/2 tbsp seven spice or allspice 
  • 1/2 tbsp garlic powder 
  • 1 tsp paprika 
  • Salt & pepper to taste 

Other ingredients 

  • 1/2 cup cooked quinoa 
  • 1/4 cup diced cucumber 
  • 1/4 cup cubed feta cheese 
  • Handful of fresh red onion slices 
  • 1/4 cup of fresh green or black pitted olives 
  • Handful of chopped fresh parsley 
  • 1/2 a red bell pepper sliced & charred on stove top 
  • 1/4 of a lemon 

Sauce ingredients 

  • 1/2 cup of plain yogurt 
  • 3 tbsp of leftover salsa from the meat mixture 
  • Salt & pepper 
  • 1/4 tsp cumin 
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice 

Method: 

  • In a food processor, blend together all the ingredients for the meat until salsa like. Then add 4 tbsp of it to the ground beef and mix together. 
  • Make the ground beef into a tbsp size meatball. Repeat until out of beef. Place them on a baking pan sprayed with nonstick spray. 
  • Bake in a 350 F oven for 20 minutes until cooked through. 
  • In the meantime, cook the quinoa according to package instructions. Prep all the vegetables and sauce. Squeeze the fresh lemon juice over the quinoa. 
  • Blend the sauce ingredients in a processor or blender and place in a small air tight container. 
  • If meal prepping for lunch, place the quinoa and veggies in a container and top with the meatballs. Sauce will be put in a separate container to keep fresh. 

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