BBQ Greek Meatballs

Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Resting time3 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 323kcal

Equipment

  • Grill
  • Food Processor

Ingredients

  • 3 lbs lean ground beef
  • 1/2 lb ground pork or lamb
  • 1/2 onion processed in the food processor
  • 4 garlic cloves processed in the food processor
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup almond flour in place of bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan
  • 1 TBS dried parsley mortared
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano mortared
  • 2 tsp sea salt or to taste
  • 1/2 tsp pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat grill to medium heat at 400 degrees.
  • Place raw ground beef and ground pork or lamb in a large mixing bowl.
  • Blend onion and garlic in a food processor, add to the meat mixture.
  • Add all other ingredients to the meat mixture. And mix well by hand.
  • After ingredients are all mixed well start shaping medium sized meatballs (around 2-3 inches, should make about 30 meatballs). Place on baking sheet.
  • Place preheated grill, allowing to grill each side for 5-7 minutes. These can also be baked in the oven at 400 degrees for 20-25 minutes.
  • Remove from grill and let rest for 2-4 minutes. Serve with Tzatkiki sauce or Greek inspired garlic aioli recipe.

Notes

This recipe makes about 30 meatballs. 1 serving is 3 meatballs. Calories per serving: 323; Fat per serving: 20g; Carbs per serving: 1g; Protein per serving: 33g.

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