Shaping the meatballs into pyramids not only makes for a fun presentation, but makes them easier to brown without chasing them around the pan!


Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a medium bowl, thoroughly mix 6 tsp. Za’Atar into the ground meat. Create 10 golf ball sized meatballs and place them on a baking sheet lined with aluminum foil. Using both hands, press evenly with forefingers and thumbs on both sides of the meatballs to form into pyramid shapes. Heat olive oil in a deep frying pan over medium-high heat. Brown each side of the meatballs, 1 to 2 min. per side. Place meatballs back on baking sheets and sprinkle with remaining 1 tsp. Za’Atar. Bake in oven for 5 to 6 min. to finish.

Serving Suggestions

Great served with Cinnamon Lemon Couscous and Mt. Olympus Spiced Tzatziki Sauce.


10 meatballs

Thanks To

Mike Johnston, Savory Spice Shop founder

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5 stars 3/14/16
Super fun way to have the boys help cook meatballs, without all of the difficulty around getting them thoroughly cooked. This goes swimmingly well with the Sage & Savory as the base, too.
Test Kitchen Response: Great suggestion to use the Sage & Savory Stuffing Seasoning for the meatballs. We'll try that next time we make these in the test kitchen.