You're going to fall in love these flavourful, juicy Greek Chicken Meatballs that are great for meal prep! Pair them with homemade tzatziki, rice, and veggies for a delicious lunch or healthy dinner.

Greek Chicken Meatballs with Homemade Tzatziki

You’re going to fall in love these flavourful, juicy Greek Chicken Meatballs that are great for meal prep! Pair them with homemade tzatziki, rice, and veggies for a delicious lunch or healthy dinner.

Flavourful and juicy Greek Chicken Meatballs with homemade Tzatziki. They make a delicious lunch or healthy dinner!

About This Recipe

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While these meatballs are so juicy & full of flavour, they’re actually quite easy to prep! Pair them with my homemade greek yogurt tzatziki sauce (also easy to make) and you’ve got a winning combo.

Flavourful and juicy Greek Chicken Meatballs with homemade Tzatziki. They make a delicious lunch or healthy dinner!

Ingredients for Greek Chicken Meatballs & Homemade Tzatziki Sauce

For the Greek Chicken Meatballs:

To make the meatballs, you’ll need:

  • 1 lb. lean ground chicken
  • 1/4 cup whole wheat panko crumbs
  • 1/4 cup white or yellow onion, grated
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • zest of 1/2 lemon
  • 3 tablespoons fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • large pinch of salt and pepper
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 ounces feta cheese

For the Tzatziki Sauce:

To make the homemade tzatziki sauce, you’ll need:

  • 5% plain greek yogurt (You can use 2% or plain, but I like the creaminess that 5% yogurt offers)
  • 1 cup cucumber, grated
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh dill, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • salt and pepper to taste
Flavourful and juicy Greek Chicken Meatballs with homemade Tzatziki. They make a delicious lunch or healthy dinner!

How to Make The Chicken Meatballs:

These Greek Chicken Meatballs are quite simple to make. First, add your lean ground chicken to a large mixing bowl, followed by the whole wheat panko crumbs, grated onion, garlic, parsley, lemon zest, spices, egg, and feta.

Next, with clean hands, mix all of the ingredients together until well-combined. Be careful not to over-work the chicken mixture!

Then, again, with clean hands or a small cookie scoop, form the chicken mixture into approximately 1 tablespoon sized balls. Place the balls onto your prepared baking sheet and bake in the oven at 400F for approximately 12-15 minutes until golden brown.

Once the meatballs are done, remove from the oven and serve with Tzatziki Sauce.

How to Make the Tzatziki Sauce:

To make the Homemade Tzatziki, whisk together plain Greek yogurt (can substitute with regular plain yogurt), grated cucumber, chopped fresh dill, lemon juice, minced garlic, salt, and pepper. Taste, and add more garlic, lemon juice, dill, salt or pepper to taste. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Homemade Tzatziki Sauce

What to Serve Greek Chicken Meatballs with:

There are many foods that pair well with these Greek Chicken Meatballs and Homemade Tzatziki. But seeing as they’re a great protein source, I recommend serving them with a grain or starch and a side of vegetables to create a satisfying, well-balanced meal. See some examples below!

Grains/Starches to Pair with Greek Chicken Meatballs:

Vegetables to Pair with Greek Chicken Meatballs:

  • Greek Salad (tomatoes, cucumbers, bell peppers, red onion, feta cheese)
  • Garden Salad (use whatever greens and/or vegetables you have!)
  • Roasted Vegetables (asparagus, broccoli, cauliflower, bell peppers, etc.)
  • Steamed Vegetables (broccoli, carrots, sugar snap peas, spinach, etc.)

Can You Freeze These Meatballs?

Yes! You can store the meatballs in an airtight container in the refrigerator up to 4 days. Or to further extend the shelf life of the cooked meatballs, store them in the freezer for up to 3 months. Then defrost, reheat, and enjoy when you want them!

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Flavourful and juicy Greek Chicken Meatballs with homemade Tzatziki. They make a delicious lunch or healthy dinner!

Greek Chicken Meatballs with Homemade Tzatziki Sauce

You're going to love these flavourful and juicy Greek Chicken Meatballs with homemade Tzatziki. They make a delicious lunch or healthy dinner!

Course Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword chicken meatballs, Greek chicken meatballs, Lentil Meatballs
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 20 meatballs
Author hannahmageerd

Ingredients

For the Meatballs:

  • 1 lb lean ground chicken
  • 1/4 cup whole wheat panko crumbs can sub. other bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup white or yellow onion grated
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 tablespoons fresh parsley finely chopped
  • zest of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 generous pinch salt and pepper each
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 ounces feta cheese crumbled

For the Tzatziki:

  • 1 1/2 cups 5% plain greek yogurt can sub with regular yogurt
  • 1 cup cucumber grated
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh dill finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/2 medium lemon juiced
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400F, line a baking sheet with aluminum foil, and spray with non-stick cooking spray.

  2. Add the lean ground chicken to a large mixing bowl, followed by the whole wheat panko crumbs, grated onion, garlic, parsley, lemon zest, spices, egg, and feta. With clean hands, mix all of the ingredients together until well-combined.

  3. With your hands or a small cookie scoop, form the chicken mixture into approximately 1 tablespoon sized balls. Place the balls onto your prepared baking sheet and bake in the oven at 400F for approximately 12-15 minutes until golden brown.

  4. While meatballs are in the oven, whisk together Greek yogurt, cucumber, dill, lemon juice, garlic, salt, and pepper. Taste, and add any more of the ingredients to your liking. When the meatballs are done, remove from the oven and serve with tzatziki.

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