Mediterranean Beef Meatball Kabob

Lean Ground Beef, fresh parsley and cumin are formed into meatballs and served in flatbreads. Customize with your choice of chopped veggies and tzatziki sauce.

  • 30
    min
  • 4
    SERVINGS
  • 360
    Cal
  • 33 g
    Protein

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound Ground Beef (93% lean or leaner)
  • 1/4 cup dry breadcrumbs
  • 2 egg whites or 1 whole egg
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 flatbreads (such as naan, lavash or pita bread)
Toppings (optional):
  • Chopped tomatoes, chopped cucumber, chopped red onion, chopped fresh parsley, Tzatziki sauce

Cooking:

  1. Heat oven to 400°F. Combine Ground Beef, breadcrumbs, egg whites, parsley, water, garlic, cumin, salt and pepper in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Shape into 12 2-inch meatballs.

  2. Thread meatballs onto four 10-inch skewers. Place on rack in broiler pan that has been sprayed with cooking spray. Bake in 400°F oven 24 to 27 minutes.

    Cook's Tip: Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground Beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.
  3. Remove meatballs from skewers. Serve in flatbreads. Garnish with Toppings, as desired.

360 CALORIES

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4g SAT FAT

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33g PROTEIN

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5.2 mg IRON

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6.8 mg ZINC

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* Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
** Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet

Nutrition information per serving: 360 Calories; 117 Calories from fat; 13g Total Fat (4 g Saturated Fat; 7 g Monounsaturated Fat;) 76 mg Cholesterol; 763 mg Sodium; 26 g Total Carbohydrate; 1.6 g Dietary Fiber; 33 g Protein; 5.2 mg Iron; 9.2 mg Niacin; 0.5 mg Vitamin B6; 2.3 mcg Vitamin B12; 6.8 mg Zinc; 32.3 mcg Selenium.

This recipe is an excellent source of Protein, Iron, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Zinc, and Selenium.

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