Mediterranean Meatball Sandwiches

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


4 servings

Updated: Jul. 29, 2022
I grow onions, garlic and herbs, so that’s what I use in these saucy sandwiches. Make patties or form the ground beef into meatballs instead. —Alysha Braun, St. Catharines, Ontario
Mediterranean Meatball Sandwiches Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 4 whole pita breads, warmed
  • Refrigerated tzatziki sauce
  • Optional toppings: sliced tomato, chopped red onion and shredded lettuce


  1. In a large bowl, combine onion, parsley, salt and pepper. Add beef; mix lightly but thoroughly. Shape into four 4x2-in. oblong patties.
  2. Grill patties, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat until a thermometer reads 160°, 4-6 minutes on each side. Serve on pitas with tzatziki sauce and toppings as desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving (calculated without sauce and toppings): 379 calories, 14g fat (5g saturated fat), 70mg cholesterol, 682mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 26g protein.