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Beef Meatball & Tzatziki Flatbreads

Beef Meatball & Tzatziki Flatbreads

By: Lisa Holmen

This recipe is the perfect mid-week dinner and is great for the family. Use lean beef mince to make the meatballs a healthier option. I also love adding herbs like parsley and oregano to my meatballs to really lift the dish and give it a fresh flavour. Use fresh, soft flatbreads to roll up and eat.


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Recipe


Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 500g lean beef mince
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 100g breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg
  • Handful fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt & pepper, to season
  • 50g feta, crumbled
  • 200g tzatziki
  • 1 Lebanese cucumber, finely sliced
  • 1 red onion, finely sliced
  • Handful fresh herbs such as parsley & mint
  • Salt & pepper, to season
  • 4 medium-sized flatbreads

Method


  • To make the meatballs, combine all the ingredients (except olive oil) into a medium-sized mixing bowl. Mix until mixture is well combined. Scoop a heaped tbsp of the mince mixture and roll into a ball. Repeat until all the mince is used up.
  • Heat the oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Cook the meatballs for 10–12 mins until well browned and cooked through.
  • Top the flatbreads with tzatziki, meatballs, cucumber, onion, fresh herbs and crumbled feta. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve with extra tzatziki if desired. Roll up and eat.

  

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Lisa Holmen

Lisa Holmen

Lisa Holmen is a food and travel writer, recipe developer and photographer. Her blog, Lisa Eats World, is one of the leading food and travel blogs in Australia, featuring healthy recipes, restaurant reviews and food-inspired travel guides. Lisa divides her time between the bustle of Melbourne and her new home on the Mornington Peninsula where she loves meeting local producers, visiting wineries, soaking up the coastal lifestyle and adopting a “slower” approach to living.
An advocate of sustainable and ethical foods, Lisa is particularly passionate about healthy, organic and wholesome foods and cooking from scratch. She believes in simplicity in the kitchen and loves trying new recipes, drawing inspiration from her travel adventures and her heritage. Although she’s not a vegetarian, Lisa has an appreciation for plant-based cooking and wholefoods and tries to cook vegetarian at home wherever possible.

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