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Greek Meatballs with Tzatziki Sauce (Grain-Free)

Adapted from Good Housekeeping.

Ingredients

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For the Meatballs:

  • 1 pound grass-fed ground beef
  • 3/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 1 tablespoon coconut flour
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 large egg (or 2 egg yolks if you need to avoid whites)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Celtic sea salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

For the Tzatziki Sauce:

  • 1 cup plain whole milk yogurt
  • 1 cup grated seedless cucumber (this is about 1/2 of a large cucumber)
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped dill
  • 1 teaspoon Celtic sea salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and adjust rack to the middle position. Place all of the meatball ingredients in a large bowl. Using your hands, massage the mixture until combined. Using a 2-inch cookie scoop, spoon the meatball mixture into balls and place each meatball on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Repeat with remaining mixture. Bake for 15-18 minutes, until cooked through.
  2. Place all of the sauce ingredients in a bowl and stir until combined.
  3. Serve meatballs with tzatziki sauce.

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