Greek Meatballs with Avocado Tzatziki Sauce

Serving size: 5 servings

Ingredients

For the Greek Meatballs:

1 lb. ground lamb (or ground beef)
½ medium red onion, finely diced (about ½ cup)
2 cloves garlic, minced
zest of ½ lemon
1 tablespoon fresh oregano, chopped or 1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon ground coriander
½ teaspoon ground cumin
sea salt and pepper, to taste

 

Avocado Tzatziki:

1 avocado
1 small/medium cucumber or ½ large cucumber, cut in half and seeds scraped out with a spoon
2 cloves garlic
1 tablespoon red onion, diced
juice of 1 lemon
1 tablespoon fresh dill (or mint, depending on your preference)
sea salt and pepper, to taste

 

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Combine all the meatball ingredients together and form into approximately 1-1/2 to 2 inch balls, should make 20 meatballs.
Place on a raised edge baking pan and bake for 25 minutes. Serving size is 4 meatballs.
Serve with avocado tzatziki sauce and enjoy!

Avocado Tzatziki Sauce:

Combine all avocado tzatziki sauce ingredients together in a food processor or blender.
Blend until smooth and creamy.

 

 

Original recipe credit: http://www.primallyinspired.com/greek-meatballs-avocado-tzatziki-sauce