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Mediterranean Beef Meatball Kabob

Rated as 3.95 out of 5 Stars

"Seasoned baked meatballs broiled on skewers are served in flatbreads with optional Mediterranean toppings like chopped cucumber or tzatziki sauce for a quick lunch."
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30 m servings 406 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F. Combine ground beef, breadcrumbs, egg whites, parsley, water garlic, cumin, salt and pepper in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Shape into sixteen 1-1/4-inch meatballs.
  2. Thread meatballs onto four 10-inch skewers. Place on rack in broiler pan that has been sprayed with cooking spray. Bake in 400 degrees F oven 18 to 20 minutes.
  3. Remove meatballs from skewers. Serve in flatbreads. Garnish with Toppings, as desired.


  • Cook's Tip:¬†Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed ground beef. Ground beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160 degrees F. Color is not a reliable indicator of ground beef doneness.
  • Cook's Tip:¬†For easy cleanup, line bottom of broiler pan (not rack) with aluminum foil before baking meatballs.
  • This recipe is an excellent source of protein, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, iron, selenium and zinc; and a good source of choline.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 406 calories; 15.5 g fat; 33.8 g carbohydrates; 30.7 g protein; 77 mg cholesterol; 694 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This is super tasty. I would have given it 5 stars but the directions are flawed and leave out the bread crumbs, eggs (although I used 1 whole egg and it was fine), and water that is listed in t...

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Meatballs were ok but definitely need to find a better tzatziki sauce recipe.

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This is super tasty. I would have given it 5 stars but the directions are flawed and leave out the bread crumbs, eggs (although I used 1 whole egg and it was fine), and water that is listed in t...

After reading the other reviews, I decided to add extra seasonings to the meatballs. I added some fresh oregano, fresh chopped mint, and onion to the seasonings already called for in the recipe...

I love summer when my herb garden is raging. I added fresh mint, thyme and a little basil to this recipes beefball mixture. Brushed fresh garlic butter on the naan before I toasted it the last f...

These were AMAZING. We like our sandwich's (or in the case, gyro) plain. It's also small because I made my own pita bread for the first time ever. I did add onion though. It was delicious!

I added some Greek Seasoning and used fresh minced garlic and parley and baked in oven as written. I also used the Tzatziki sauce on this website. My husband loved them and has already requested...

I thought this was a tasty basic meatball, but, the addition of the toppings are what made this dish. Based on the suggestion from other reviewers - I added some Greek seasoning to the meat mi...

This was pretty good but the meatballs weren't all that flavorful. I used rosemary and evoo infused flatbread. We added the tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, and tzatziki sauce. If the meatballs h...

FANTASTIC! I used a whole egg instead of 2 whites, b/c I didn't want to waste the yolk, lol. Also, I added some fresh chopped mint and 1/2 of a grated onion to the meat mixture. The meatballs ca...

I used 80/20 meat and the whole eggs, and added a quarter cup of Sriracha sauce and some chili flakes (we like it spicy). Made a long hot-dog shaped meatball on skewers to put it in lavash and p...