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Marinate Time
10 mins
Prep Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Serves
4

Ingredients

11/4 pounds
Compliments Balance ground turkey breast
1/2 cup
bread crumbs
1
large Compliments Egg, lightly beaten
1/4 tsp
Compliments dried oregano
Salt and freshly ground pepper
2 tbsp
Sensations Extra Virgin 100% Olive Oil
1
cucumber, peeled and ends trimmed (seeded or seedless)
2/3 pound
1 cup
Compliments Plain Low-Fat Yogurt
6
pita breads
1 pound
Roma tomatoes, sliced (optional)

Method

Step 1
Preheat broiler to high heat. In a large bowl, combine turkey, bread crumbs, egg, oregano and salt and pepper to taste.
Step 2
Gently mix with a fork just until blended. Scoop meat into 1 tablespoon size portions and roll into balls.
Step 3
Place meatballs on an un-greased rimmed baking sheet or large broiler pan.
Step 4
Drizzle with olive oil.
Step 5
Broil meatballs 4-6 inches away from heat until browned and no longer pink in center (cut to test), about 10 minutes.
Step 6
While meat cooks, cut cucumber into chunks and place in a food processor or blender with yogurt.
Step 7
Whirl until cucumber is finely chopped. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Spoon into a serving bowl.
Step 8
To serve, cut pitas in half crosswise and open pockets.
Step 9
Fill pitas with warm meatballs and sliced tomatoes.
Step 10
Spoon cucumber sauce over meatballs to taste.

Characteristics

Dinner Safeway

Nutritional Facts Per Serving

Nutrition Description:
Per serving (1/4 of the recipe):
Calories:
480
Saturated Fat:
3 g
Carbs:
50 g
Fibre:
3 g
Sugar:
5 g
Cholesterol:
125 mg
Protein:
34 g
Sodium:
630 mg