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You could also throw these little guys in freshly baked pita, top with the pesto AND tzatziki sauce and more spinach, and life will just be so good.


Servings

6

Total time

30 minutes

Cuisines

Greek


Ingredients

  • 1¼ lbs ground chicken breast
  • 2 cups fresh spinach (finely chopped)
  • 6 oz feta cheese
  • ½ cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1 large egg
  • 1½ tbsp Dijon or horseradish mustard
  • 1 tbsp minced onion
  • 1 tsp dried oregano leaves
  • 1 tsp dried dill leaves
  • ¾ tsp coarse salt
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • 3 cups fresh spinach
  • ¼ cup fresh baby dill
  • 2 cloves garlic (peeled)
  • 3 tbsp pine nuts (or other nut)
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • coarse salt and ground black pepper
  • ⅓ cup extra virgin olive oil


Method

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Prepare a baking sheet fitted with a wire rack and coat with cooking spray. Set aside.

    In a large bowl, thoroughly mix together all of the meatball ingredients. Using your hands, form 2-inch meatballs and place on the wire rack with an inch of space in between meatballs.

    Bake for 10-12 minutes, until internal temperature of meatballs reach 160 degrees.

    While meatballs cook, place spinach, dill, garlic, pine nuts, lemon juice and a pinch of salt and pepper in the bowl of a food processor. Process while drizzling olive oil in through the vegetable shoot, until desired consistency is reached.

    Taste and adjust seasoning, if necessary.

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