Mediterranean Meatballs

The perfect mid-week lunch – quick, easy, and oh-so-portable. Get a taste of the Mediterranean with this delightful meatball, flavored with textbook Greek spices and a little feta. Perfect with your choice of pita and some fresh veggies.

Mediterranean Meatballs

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Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: Mediterranean / Middle Eastern
Protein: Beef
Diet: Gluten Free
Cut: Ground Beef
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4 people


  • 1 pkg ButcherBox Ground Beef
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion small dice
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 6 sprigs oregano leaves picked and minced
  • 4 sprigs mint leaves picked and minced
  • c feta crumbled
  • ¼ c milk
  • 1 egg beaten
  • ¼ tsp kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Preheat sauté pan and add olive oil.  Once oil is hot, add onions and garlic and sauté for 4 minutes, or until translucent.  Let cool for 5 minutes.
  • Mix remaining ingredients and onions together in a large mixing bowl until well incorporated.
  • Scoop a heaping tablespoon of meat mixture and form into a ball (approx. 16 meatballs).  Tip: a small ice cream scoop works great!
  • Place meatballs on greased baking sheet and bake for 25 minutes or until internal temperature of meatball reaches 150°F.  Let meatballs rest 3 minutes before serving.
  • Serve meatballs with your favorite pita and hummus, with a side of baby greens.  Make smaller meatballs and serve with tzatziki for a great appetizer!
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Emilie Abijanac

Emilie Abijanac is a chef and Manager of the ButcherBox Test Kitchen. She is a graduate of New England Culinary Institute with over 20 years of catering experience in Boston. Emilie was the sous chef for East Meets West Catering and has worked with Kate’s Table and La Fête.