Dinner Shortcuts: Greek meatball sliders

Brandy O'Neill

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Frozen meatballs combine with homemade tzatziki sauce and pita bread to create the perfect sliders. You won't believe how easy and delicious this dish can be.

Greek meatball sliders

Meatballs are not just for tomato sauce and noodles. This flavorful pita pocket is stuffed with fresh baby spinach, feta cheese, black olives and meatballs covered in a quick tzatziki sauce. Your family is going to love this dish!

Greek meatball sliders

Yields 2 stuffed pitas


  • 1 (8 ounce) container plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup finely diced cucumber
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped dill
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 8 store-bought mini beef meatballs
  • 1 whole wheat pita pocket, cut in half
  • 1/2 cup baby spinach
  • 1/3 cup feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons sliced black olives


  1. In a small bowl, add Greek yogurt, lemon juice, cucumber, dill, garlic, salt and pepper. Mix together and set aside while you prepare the meatballs.
  2. Heat the meatballs in the microwave until hot.
  3. Open your pita pockets and stuff with half the lettuce, feta cheese and black olives.
  4. Add 4 meatballs to each pita and top with yogurt sauce.

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Brandy O'Neill
Brandy is the author of the food blog, Nutmeg Nanny. In her spare time she enjoys developing recipes, baking and cooking. She is a small town girl who left the corn fields of Ohio for the scenic beauty of the Hudson Valley region of New York. Her food is influenced by her small town roots as well as her many travels around the world.