Grilled Meatballs

Grilled Meatballs

2 lbs. ground beef

1 1/2 C. grated onion

2 minced garlic cloves

2 eggs beaten

1 T. thyme fresh or 1 t. dry

1 t. pepper

1 t. salt

Mix ingredients together until it comes together and holds together well. Form into 12 – 3 inch ovals and thread them onto skewers. Cook on the grill over medium heat 7 minutes or until no longer pink in the middle.

Serve with Pita Bread, Onion Salad and Yogurt Sauce. Warm the Pita Bread and cut in half and put 1 meatball in each half.

Yogurt Sauce:

4 C. plain yogurt

3 garlic cloves minced

3 T. olive oil

1 T. fresh lemon juice

1/4 C. fresh mint

salt and pepper

Line a large sieve with cheesecloth and place it over a bowl. Spoon the yogurt into the sieve and refrigerate for 4 hours to drain off excess water. Add the rest of the ingredients to a bowl, add yogurt and blend well. Chill until ready to serve.


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