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Greek chicken meatballs
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5 from 3 votes

Greek Chicken Meatballs and Yogurt Dill Sauce

Healthy and full of Greek flavors, this dish is a great choice for dinner.
Course: Appetizer, Condiment, Dinner
Cuisine: Greek
Keyword: Low-Carb
Servings: 9 people
Calories: 174kcal
Author: SkinnyMs.

Ingredients

Meatballs

  • 1 pound lean ground chicken
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 cup whole-grain panko
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/3 cup red onions finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup parsley leaves finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

Sauce

  • 1 cup Greek yogurt low-fat, plain
  • 1/3 cup dill finely chopped
  • 1 lemon zest and juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

To Serve

  • 1 cucumber cut into thick slices, quartered
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese crumbles
  • 1/2 cup parsley or dill, chopped for garnish

Instructions

  • Combine all ingredients for meatballs, with the exception of olive oil, in a bowl and mix, using hands is best. Form into 18 small one-inch meatballs.
  • Add oil to a large skillet over medium heat, add meatballs and cook through and brown on both sides. Meatballs may need to be made in two batches, depending on skillet size.
  • Meanwhile, mix together all ingredients for sauce. Add meatballs to a platter with crumbled feta and cucumber pieces to serve. Sprinkle with fresh parsley or dill. Serve sauce on the side or spoon over meatballs.

Notes

Meatballs can be eaten as an entree or served as an appetizer with toothpicks for easy serving.

Nutrition

Serving: 2meatballs | Calories: 174kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 74mg | Sodium: 335mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 5