Meatball Pita

Meatball Pita Recipe

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1.5 lb
extra lean ground beef
1/3 c
plain, nonfat yogurt
1/3 c
shallots, finely chopped
1/4 c
fresh parsley, chopped
1/4 tsp
1/4 tsp
1 can(s)
tomato puree, 15 ounces
1.5 c
sliced mushrooms
2/3 c
plain nonfat yogurt
2 tsp
prepared horseradish
1 c
lettuce, shredded
1 c
chopped tomato
whole wheat pita breads, halved to form pockets

How to Make Meatball Pita


  • 1Spray 12-inch skillet with nonstick cooking spray.
  • 2Mix ground beef, 1/3 cup yogurt, the shallots, parsley, salt and pepper.
  • 3Shape into 24 meatballs, each about 1-1/2 inches.
  • 4Cook meatballs in skillet over medium heat about 5 minutes or until light brown on all sides.
  • 5Stir in tomato puree and mushrooms; turn meatballs to coat with sauce.
  • 6Cook about 20 minutes, turning occasionally, until meatballs are no longer pink in center.
  • 7Remove meatballs from skillet.
  • 8Cool sauce 5 minutes; stir in 2/3 cup yogurt and the horseradish.
  • 9Divide meatballs, lettuce, tomatoes and sauce among pita breads.

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About Meatball Pita

Course/Dish: Beef
Other Tag: Quick & Easy