45 min serves 2-4

Mediterranean Meatball Pita

Make a batch of meatball and set out the pita and fixings for a great serve-yourself lunch or casual dinner.

ACTIVE: 30 min. PASSIVE: 15 min. DIFFICULTY Medium


  • 2 lbs. Pre® ground beef
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • ½ tsp. white pepper
  • ½ tsp. lemon rind (minced)
  • 3 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley (minced)
  • 1 cup seedless cucumber (diced)
  • ¼ cup feta cheese crumbles
  • ½ cup fresh mint leaves
  • 3 oz. fresh lemon juice
    1. Make the Meatballs:
    2. Preheat oven to 375°F. Mix ground beef with all meatball ingredients (except olive oil) in a bowl. Shape twelve medium sized meatballs. Pour olive oil into bowl.
    3. Roll meatballs one-by-one in the oil before placing on sheet pan. Roast for twenty minutes.

    4. Chop cucumber into ¼ inch cubes. Mince mint leaves and juice lemon. Toss all ingredients into bowl and combine.

      Pita Pocket
    5. Heat mini pita in oven for two minutes. With serrated knife, cut a slit along top crease.
    6. Stuff romaine into pita and place meatball over it. Spoon salsa over meatball.
    7. Enjoy!
Made with Pre©

92% Lean Ground Beef - 10 Pack

  • 23g

  • 92% Lean Ground Beef - 10 Pack
  • 157mg

  • 101mg

    Omega 3s

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*vs. USDA Data for Choice 92% Lean Ground Beef - 10 Pack


Amount per 100g

Nutrition is approximate, data retrieved from happyforks.com

Recipe developed by   Chef Sarah Russo