Mediterranean Meatballs

meatball recipe from Onslow Weight Loss and Wellness

Mediterranean Meatballs

Make it a Mediterranean night with this delicious recipe for meatballs.

  • 1 t. dried basil
  • 1 t. dried oregano
  • 6oz. bag of spinach, wilted and chopped
  • 8oz. extra lean ground beef or extra lean ground turkey
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ white onion, minced
  • 14oz. can of tomato sauce
  • 14oz. can diced tomatoes
  • 2 bags of protein pretzels, crushed
  • season with salt, pepper, basil and oregano to taste

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a large bowl, combine meat, garlic, onion, protein pretzels, nutmeg, sage, spinach, salt and pepper. Mix well and roll the mixture into balls, about 2 T. each. In a small baking dish, place the meatballs next to one another until tightly packed in. Pour diced tomatoes and tomato sauce over meatballs and season once more with salt, pepper, basil and oregano. Place in oven and bake 30 minutes, until cooked through.

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