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Meatball Flatbread Recipe

Fast & Easy Dinner: Grape-Stuffed Meatballs With Flatbread

Treat your family tonight to a creative meal that is satisfying in texture and flavor. The flatbread is crunchy, the soft meatballs are filled with a juicy grape in the center, and the cheese is creamy.

Honey provides a sweet counterpart to the peppery arugula. With so many different elements, this dish is sure to be a crowd-pleasing success. Check out the recipe when you


Grape-Stuffed Meatballs With Flatbread

Grape-Stuffed Meatballs With Flatbread

Grape-Stuffed Meatballs With Flatbread


2 pounds ground pork or turkey
3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon grill seasoning
2 teaspoons fennel seeds
1 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1 clove garlic, grated or finely chopped
Salt and pepper
12 red or black seedless grapes
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 cups arugula, chopped
1 cup basil leaves, torn
1 cup flat-leaf parsley, chopped
Juice of 1/2 lemon
1 cup ricotta cheese
2 tablespoons honey
4 flatbreads


  1. Preheat a grill or grill pan to medium. In a large bowl, combine the pork, balsamic vinegar, grill seasoning, fennel seeds, crushed red pepper and garlic; season with salt and pepper.
  2. Divide into 4 equal portions; form each into 3 meatballs. Press 1 grape into each meatball, then pinch the meat to seal.
  3. Coat the meatballs with 2 tablespoons oli and thread onto skewers. Cover and grill, turning, until firm and cooked through, about 18 minutes.
  4. In another large bowl, toss the arugula, basil and parsley with the lemon juice and remaining 1 tablespoon oil; season with salt and pepper.
  5. In a small bowl, combine the ricotta and honey; season with pepper.
  6. Warm the flatbread on the grill. Top each with greens, some ricotta mixture and 3 meatballs.

Serves 4.

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