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Mediterranean Meatballs in Pitas

  • Servings
  • Hands-on time
  • Total time
  • Budget
  • 4
  • 15 min
  • 15 min
  • $$
Gatheredtable
adapted fromReal Simple

Ingredients

  • 1/4 small red onion, sliced
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 pocketless pitas
  • 3/4 cup store-bought hummus
  • 2 cups spinach

Directions

Prep: 1. Slice red onion. 2. Open pitas by slicing about 1 inch off the top (or in half depending on size), and carefully peeling apart the sides. Make: 1. Mix ground beef, oregano, salt and pepper. 2. Form into 1-2 inch meatballs or patties depending on taste. 3. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large skillet over medium heat and cook the patties, 2-3 minutes per side. 4. Fill the pitas with the hummus, patties, onion, and spinach. Drizzle with the remaining tablespoon of oil. 5. Serve.

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