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Grape-Stuffed Meatballs With Flatbread

Grape-Stuffed Meatballs With Flatbread

From Everyday With Rachael Ray


  1. 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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