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Greek Meatball Pitas

Yield 4 servings
Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 12 minutes

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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 450°.

  2. 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.