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30-minute Healthy Greek Meatballs with Tzatziki Sauce

April 15, 2021

Sharing one of our favorite easy dinners, 30-minute Healthy Greek Meatballs with Tzatziki Sauce! The easiest oven-baked meatballs paired with homemade tzatziki for a delicious and healthy bowl idea.

Sharing one of our favorite easy dinners, 30-minute Healthy Greek Meatballs with Tzatziki Sauce! The easiest oven-baked meatballs paired with homemade tzatziki for a delicious and healthy bowl idea.

Greek-inspired food is one that I will never ever get sick of. I could eat mezze platters filled with hummus, crazy feta dip, tzatziki and whatever else with pita bread all day every single day.

This recipe will swoon you guys over after one bite. It is the ultimate easy homemade no-fuss kind of meal to make. And it is one that our entire family eats together, making it a parent’s dream to cook one meal for all! I love how you can add these meatballs to any bowl you want or even serve as a gyro with pita bread and the works.

Oh! And did I mention you can use any meat you want for these?! I usually love to use lamb for them as it is my favorite. But I have made them with beef and bison too. And chicken and turkey would also work well if you don’t want a red meat. Just watch the cook time for each as it will slightly vary.

If you guys make these greek meatballs with tzatziki at home, let us know what you think!! I love seeing when you guys enjoy blog recipes at home.

Sharing one of our favorite easy dinners, 30-minute Healthy Greek Meatballs with Tzatziki Sauce! The easiest oven-baked paleo meatballs.Sharing one of our favorite easy dinners, 30-minute Healthy Greek Meatballs with Tzatziki Sauce! The easiest oven-baked paleo meatballs.

What ingredients you need to make oven-baked healthy greek meatballs and tzatziki sauce:

  • Ground beef, lamb or bison – you can also use turkey or chicken if you don’t want red meat!
  • Olive oil
  • Garlic cloves
  • Onion
  • Oregano
  • Parsley
  • Dill
  • Sea salt and black pepper
  • Full-fat yogurt – I like using greek yogurt if I can!
  • Seedless cucumber
  • Lemon

How to make easy gluten-free and paleo greek meatballs:

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper and/or grease well
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together ingredients for the meatballs until fully combined
  3. Form into mini meatballs (I did about 2 tablespoons per meatball) and add to baking sheet
  4. Bake in oven for 25 minutes or until fully cooked (flipping halfway through)
  5. While meatballs bake, mix together tzatziki sauce ingredients in a medium bowl and mix well
  6. Serve meatballs with desired add-on’s and tzatziki sauce and enjoy!

A few of my other favorite healthy meal ideas:

One-Pot Peanut Soup with Chicken + Veggies

Insanely Delicious Gluten-free Mini Taco Cups

One-Skillet Gluten-free Hamburger Helper

The Easiest No-Boil Baked Pasta Recipe (gluten-free)

Sharing one of our favorite easy dinners, 30-minute Healthy Greek Meatballs with Tzatziki Sauce! The easiest oven-baked paleo meatballs.

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30-minute Healthy Greek Meatballs with Tzatziki Sauce

Sharing one of our favorite easy dinners, 30-minute Healthy Greek Meatballs with Tzatziki Sauce! The easiest oven-baked paleo meatballs.

  • Author: Rachel
  • Yield: Serves 3-4 1x

Ingredients

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Greek Meatballs:

  • 1 lb ground beef, lamb or bison (you can also use turkey or chicken if you don’t want red meat!)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon parsley
  • 12 tablespoons fresh dill, finely chopped
  • Sea salt and black pepper to taste

Tzatziki:

  • 1 cup full-fat yogurt (I like using greek yogurt if I can!)
  • 1/2 cup chopped seedless cucumbers
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped dill
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • Sea salt and black pepper to taste

Bowl add-on ideas:

  • Quinoa or rice
  • Tomatoes
  • Cucumbers
  • Olives
  • Hummus

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper and/or grease well
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together ingredients for the meatballs until fully combined
  3. Form into mini meatballs (I did about 2 tablespoons per meatball) and add to baking sheet
  4. Bake in oven for 25 minutes or until fully cooked (flipping halfway through)
  5. While meatballs bake, mix together tzatziki sauce ingredients in a medium bowl and mix well
  6. Serve meatballs with desired add-on’s and tzatziki sauce and enjoy!

Notes

*Store leftover meatballs and sauce in fridge for 5 days. Or store cooked meatballs in freezer for up to 2 months

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7 Responses

  1. Hi! Looking forward to making these. The meatballs look like they have some sort of tomato sauce on them?? If so, do you mind sharing what you put on them? Thanks!

  2. Made this for dinner last night and it was delicious!!! I added capers and artichokes to the bowl as well. Super easy dinner and super yummy!

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