Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Beef Shawarma Meatballs with Tzatziki Sauce

From Kristi’s Kitchen
 As featured on Beyond Organic Facebook page


2 lb. Beyond Organic green-fed beef
¼ c. sifted coconut flour
4 tsp. sea salt
2 ½ tsp. garlic powder
1 tsp. onion powder
2 tsp. dried parsley
½ tsp. black pepper
½ tsp. ground cloves
½ tsp. ground cinnamon
½ tsp. ground nutmeg
½ tsp. ground allspice
½ tsp. ground marjoram
2 tbsp. olive oil
3 tbsp. lemon juice
2 organic eggs, beaten


-Mix all ingredients in a glass bowl until well combined
-Form meat mixture into 2” balls –makes about 45 balls
-Place in a ceramic baking dish and refrigerate for at least 15 minutes
-Preheat oven to 375 degrees
-Bake meatballs in preheated oven for 20-25 minutes; until golden and just cooked through –do not over-cook! (Cover dish with parchment for first 10 minutes and uncover for the remainder of the time)

Serve with Tzatziki Sauce(Look up “Geek For Greek” post) for dipping as well as, a side of Simply Delicious Hummus and Quinoa Tabouleh – the PERFECT greek meal or holiday party food!

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