Greek Meatballs in Tomato Yogurt Mint Sauce

READY IN: 1hr 25mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

Serve with rice or bulgur.

Top Review by JustJanS

These were pretty good. I added a tablespoon or so of mint to the balls. The yoghurt curdled in the sauce-didn't ruin the flavour, but didn't look so good. I would make this again though.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the egg, lamb, 1/4 cup yogurt and the next 7 ingredients; mix well.
  2. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  3. Form lamb mixture into 1-inch meatballs; place on a rimmed baking sheet.
  4. Bake in a 400 degree oven for about 15 minutes or until browned.
  5. Lower oven temperature to 350 degrees.
  6. Transfer meatballs to a 2 1/2 quart baking dish that has been coated with cooking spray.
  7. In a small bowl, whisk the tomato sauce, remaining yogurt, and mint; pour sauce over meatballs.
  8. Cover and bake 30 minutes; uncover and bake until bubbly (about 10 more minutes).
  9. Garnish with mint leaves.

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