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Greek Turkey Meatball Meal Prep Bowls

Our lives have been a little crazy lately and I am determined to get into some sort of a routine. I haven’t done a lot of meal prep in the past because it always seems to get boring, so I have been working on making meal prep recipes that I actually want to eat. These Greek turkey meatball meal prep bowls have all the components of a delicious and healthy lunch! Tender and flavorful meatballs, a refreshing cucumber salad and fluffy cauliflower rice. It’s a perfect combination.

Greek Turkey Meatball Meal Prep Bowls

Tips for Tender Meatballs
  • Don’t over-work the meat mixture. You want to use your hands to combine the ingredients, but if you mix it too much, your meatballs will be tough.
  • Don’t get the leanest ground turkey, fat equals flavor and moisture. You can also use your choice of ground meat, lamb would be a great option as well.
  • Browning the meatballs in a skillet and finishing in the oven helps keep the moisture in the meatball. I used a little seasoned Tapioca Flour to coat the outside so I would get a flavorful crust with a tender inside.
  • Only use a small amount of Almond Flour, you don’t need a lot to hold the meatballs together. Too much will make them dense and tough.
  • Use a Cookie Scoop to ensure your meatballs are the same size, this will help them cook evenly. If they are different sizes, some might over-cook while others are under-done.

Greek Turkey Meatball Meal Prep Bowls

I love the cucumber and tomato salad with the meatballs, because it is so light and refreshing. The fresh mint really adds such a lovely flavor and goes really well with the flavors in the meatballs. We are trying to avoid dairy at the moment because both my daughter and I are sensitive to it. But if you tolerate dairy, a little feta cheese would be a wonderful addition to the salad (not Whole 30 compliant). When I eat these bowls for lunch, I eat them cold and mix it all together like one big Greek salad. If you want to heat up the meatballs, I would suggest storing them in a small separate container.

Greek Turkey Meatball Meal Prep Bowls

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Greek Turkey Meatball Meal Prep Bowls

These meal prep bowls have all the components for a delicious and healthy lunch. Tender meatballs, a refreshing cucumber salad and fluffy cauliflower rice!
5 from 6 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Lunch
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 4 Bowls
Calories 376 kcal

Ingredients
  

Meatballs

  • 1.5 lbs Ground Turkey
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Oregano
  • 1/4 tsp Dried Mint
  • 1/4 tsp Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 2 Tbls Almond Flour
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/4 cup Tapioca Starch

Cucumber Salad

  • 1 Tomato chopped
  • 1 cup English Cucumber chopped
  • 1/4 cup Red Onion chopped
  • 1 Tbls Avocado Oil or oil of choice
  • 2 tsp Red Wine Vinegar
  • 1 Tbls Fresh Mint chopped

Cauliflower Rice

  • 1 Tbls Avocado Oil or oil of choice
  • 2 cups Cauliflower Rice

Instructions
 

Meatballs

  • Preheat oven to 400'
  • Add all of the meatball ingredients into a large bowl (except the tapioca flour) and use hands to combine well. Then use a small cookie scoop to make 16-18 meatballs. Roll in your hands to form balls
  • In a bowl, add the tapioca starch/flour and add a pinch of salt and pepper. Stir to combine and then lightly coat each meatball in the flour
  • Heat a skillet over medium heat and coat with avocado oil, brown the meatballs on each side (1-2 minutes) and place on a baking sheet (do this in batches) 
  • Once all the meatballs are browned and on the baking sheet, place in the preheated oven for 10 minutes or until just cooked through

Cucumber Salad

  • Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and toss together to combine, season with salt and pepper to taste and let sit in the fridge while the meatballs are cooking

Cauliflower Rice

  • Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat and add in the cauliflower rice. Cook until the moisture is released and rice is fluffy (5-10 minutes) then season to taste with salt and pepper

Notes

Let the meatballs cool and then assemble the bowls with all of the components!

Nutrition

Calories: 376kcalCarbohydrates: 16gProtein: 45gFat: 15gFiber: 3g
Keyword Meal Prep, whole 30
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3 Comments

  1. Trying this for the first time and I’m a bit confused. Is this dish meant to be eaten cold? I can’t imagine heating up the cucumber salad would be very good but cold cauliflower rice also sounds strange. Thanks.

  2. 5 stars
    One of my favorite recipes for Whole30 meal prep. I’ve made it with ground turkey and chicken, both are delicious. The tomato cucumber salad adds so much flavor. Lunch is exciting again! 🙂

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