Greek Meatball Pitas

recipe

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 12 minutes

3

Good, solid recipe

Yield:

4 servings

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 237
Caloriesfromfat 17 %
Fat 4.6 g
Satfat 1.6 g
Monofat 1.6 g
Polyfat 1.2 g
Protein 18.3 g
Carbohydrate 30 g
Fiber 2.1 g
Cholesterol 39 mg
Iron 3 mg
Sodium 587 mg
Calcium 124 mg

Ingredients

1/2 pound lean ground lamb
2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon bottled minced garlic
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup plain low-fat yogurt
1/2 cup diced cucumber
2 teaspoons finely chopped onion
1 teaspoon dried dill
1/2 teaspoon sugar
2 cups gourmet salad greens
8 (1/4-inch-thick) slices plum tomato
2 (6-inch) pitas, cut in half

Preparation

Preheat oven to 450°.

Combine the first 6 ingredients. Shape mixture into 16 (1-inch) meatballs; place on a broiler pan. Bake at 450° for 12 minutes or until done. Combine yogurt and the next 4 ingredients (yogurt through sugar) in a bowl. Arrange 4 meatballs, 1/2 cup greens, and 2 tomato slices in each pita half. Drizzle each pita half with 1/4 cup yogurt dressing.

Note:

September 2000
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