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“Lean Ground Beef, fresh parsley, and cumin are formed into meatballs and served in flatbreads. Customize with your choice of chopped veggies and tzatziki sauce.”
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INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 pound Ground Beef (93% lean or leaner)
  • 1/4 cup dry breadcrumbs
  • 2 egg whites or 1 whole egg
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 flatbreads (such as naan, lavash, or pita bread)
Toppings (optional):
  • Chopped tomatoes, chopped cucumber, chopped red onion, chopped fresh parsley, Tzatziki sauce

      COOKING:

      1. Heat oven to 400°F. Combine Ground Beef, breadcrumbs, egg whites, parsley, water, garlic, cumin, salt, and pepper in a large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly. Shape into 12, 2-inch meatballs.

      2. Thread meatballs onto 4. 10-inch skewers. Place on rack in broiler pan that has been sprayed with cooking spray. Bake in 400°F oven for 24 to 27 minutes.

      Cook’s Tip: Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed Ground Beef. Ground Beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of 160°F. Color is not a reliable indicator of Ground Beef doneness.

      3. Remove meatballs from skewers. Serve in flatbreads. Garnish with Toppings, as desired.

      • Wash hands with soap and water before cooking and always after touching raw meat.
      • Separate raw meat from other foods.
      • Wash all cutting boards, utensils, and dishes after touching raw meat.
      • Do not reuse marinades used on raw foods.
      • Wash all produce prior to use.
      • Cook beef until temperature reaches 145°F for medium rare steaks and roasts 160°F for ground beef.
      • Refrigerate food promptly.