Meatballs with Cucumber Sauce on Flatbreads

Meatballs with Cucumber Sauce on Flatbreads
Photo: Andy Lyons
Total Time:
27 mins


  • 1 medium seedless cucumber

  • 1 5-6 ounce carton plain Greek yogurt

  • 2 tablespoon snipped fresh mint (optional)

  • 1 16 ounce package frozen fully cooked meatballs, thawed

  • 2 teaspoon Greek seasoning blend (or 1/2 tsp. each sesame seeds, garlic powder, crushed red pepper, and dried oregano)

  • 4 flatbreads or naan, garlic or plain

  • Thinly sliced red onion, snipped mint leaves, and/or orange or lemon wedges (optional)


  1. Preheat broiler. For sauce, coarsely shred half the cucumber. Thinly slice remaining cucumber; set aside. In bowl, combine shredded cucumber, yogurt, and mint, if desired. Cover and refrigerate.

  2. Thread meatballs on bamboo or metal skewers. Sprinkle Greek seasoning on meatballs. Broil on broiler pan 4 to 5 inches from heat for 8 to 10 minutes, turning occasionally to heat through. During last 2 minutes, warm flatbreads on pan.

  3. Serve sauce, sliced cucumber, onion, mint, and meatball kabobs on warm flatbreads. Serve with citrus wedges, if desired.


If you can't find Greek seasoning blend, substitute a blend of 1/2 teaspoon each sesame seeds, garlic powder, crushed red pepper and dried oregano.


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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

575 Calories
33g Fat
45g Carbs
25g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 575
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 33g 42%
Saturated Fat 13g 65%
Cholesterol 48mg 16%
Sodium 1562mg 68%
Total Carbohydrate 45g 16%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 25g
Vitamin C 2.4mg 12%
Calcium 141.4mg 11%
Iron 5.8mg 32%
Potassium 159mg 3%
Folate, total 4mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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