Mediterranean Meatball “Lollipops”

Enjoy this nutrient dense and flavorful dish with herbs straight from the garden! Eating high quality meats, free of added hormones and antibiotics is a key to achieving optimal gut health, while mint can be very soothing and healing to the gut. It makes it quite simple to have a gut friendly meal each time you sit at the table!!!

Eating these meatballs on a stick adds to the “fun factor” of this quick paleo-style meal. They make a great party appetizer.

Mediterranean Meatball “Lollipops”

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Serves: 4

Ingredients

1 lb of grass-fed ground beef

⅓ cup fresh mint, chopped

2 tbs dried oregano

1 tsp dried parsley

1 small onion, minced

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 tbs olive oil

Sea salt and pepper

4 kebab sticks

Steps

  • In a bowl mix beef with herbs, onion, garlic, oil, sea salt and pepper. Mix thoroughly until all ingredients are distributed equally.
  • Roll into 2 inch meatballs.
  • On stove top, heat skillet over medium heat.
  • Add meatballs and saute for 2-3 minutes on each side, leaving them slightly pink on the inside. 
  • When cool, add three meatballs to each kebab stick.
  • Drizzle with a touch of olive oil before serving if desired.