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Greek Meatball Salad

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Greek Meatball Salad is a turkey meatball flavored with greek seasonings and served in a salad with tzatziki sauce. Tzatziki sauce is a cucumber and sour cream based sauce, thinned out to become a salad dressing.

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Ingredients

For the Meatballs:

For the Tzatziki Sauce: 

For the Salad:

Instructions

For the Meatballs:

  1. Combine the ground turkey, bread crumbs, eggs, lemon zest, garlic, cumin, oregano, parsley, mint, salt and pepper together into a bowl.
  2. Form into 16-20 meatballs, about a tablespoon size each.
  3. To Bake: preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line a large baking sheet with foil. Place a cooling rack on top and spray with non stick. Place the meatballs on top and bake for 18-20 minutes. To Air Fry: add the meatballs to your air fryer, set at 380 degrees for 12-14 minutes. To Pan Fry: add a little olive oil to a large skillet over medium heat and cook the meatballs, turning to get browned on all sides for 3-4 minutes each side.

For the Sauce:

  1. Combine the Greek yogurt (or sour cream), cucumber, lemon juice, olive oil and fresh herbs together in a small bowl.
  2. Whisk until combined and adjust seasonings to taste.
  3. Cover and refrigerate for at least 10 minutes before serving.

For the Salad:

  1. Divide the lettuce into 4 bowls, then divide the cucumber and grape tomatoes among them.
  2. Add 4-5 meatballs per bowl and drizzle the tzatziki sauce on top.
  3. Garnish with croutons.

Notes

Dried herbs can be used in the tzatziki sauce instead of fresh. Start with 1 tsp of each and add more, according to your tastes.

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Keywords: greek meatball salad, turkey meatballs, tzatziki sauce, cucumber, sour cream, tomatoes, croutons, improv cooking challenge

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