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Romulo Yanes

Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
total:
30 mins
Yield:
Serves: 10 (serving size: 4 meatballs, 3 tbsp. sauce, 1/2 cucumber)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a bowl, mix bread crumbs, sirloin, scallions, chopped mint, egg, oil, half of garlic, 1 tsp. cumin, cayenne, 2 tsp. salt and 1/2 tsp. pepper. Use your fingers to combine well. Form into 40 1 1/4- to 1 1/2-inch meatballs. (You may cover and refrigerate meatballs overnight at this point if you'd like.)

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  • In a slow cooker, stir tomatoes, mint sprigs, remaining garlic, remaining cumin, 1/2 tsp. salt and 1/4 tsp. pepper. Gently stir in meatballs. Cover and cook on low until meatballs are cooked through, 3 to 4 hours. Remove and discard mint sprigs. Skim oil from top of sauce.

  • Divide meatballs and sauce among pitas, if desired; stuff with cucumbers.

Nutrition Facts

182 calories; fat 7g; saturated fat 2g; mono fat 0g; poly fat 0g; protein 21g; carbohydrates 9g; fiber 3g; cholesterol 67mg; iron 3mg; sodium 822mg; calcium 57mg.
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