We’ve taken everything that’s delicious about Greece to bring you this easy, nourishing bowl. This Greek bowl is an explosion of Mediterranean flavours. This dish is filled with roasted Greek potatoes, beef meatballs, cucumber, tomatoes, black olives, spinach and is topped with Greek dressing.
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Prepare the potatoes: Rinse and dry all produces. Turn on the oven to 450F. Cut the potatoes in 1 1/2cm dices.
Start baking the potatoes: Place the potatoes on a lined baking sheet. Add the oil (1/2 tbsp, 1 tbsp, 1 1/2 tbsp), the Greek spice, salt (1/2 tsp, 1 tsp, 1 1/2 tsp) and pepper (1/8 tsp, 1/4 tsp, 1/2 tsp). Combine to coat evenly. Bake 20 minutes.
Cook the meatballs: Reduce the heat of the oven to 350F. Place the meatballs on the baking sheet with the potatoes, lightly oil and salt it, and bake until the meatballs is fully cooked – about 20 minutes.
Note: Ensure the meatballs are cooked to at least 160F.
Prepare the olives, cucumber & tomatoes: While the potatoes are baking, remove the pits from the black olives and roughly chop them. Cut the tomatoes in dices of about 1 cm. Cut the cucumber in half length-wide cut in 1/2 cm slices.
Garnish & Serve: In individual plates, place spinach, roasted potatoes. meatballs, tomatoes, cucumber, fetta and black olives. Drizzle with Greek dressings. Serve.
Dr. Craig Herrington, Naturopath
Olives are a key component of the mediterranean diet, the diet that has the most evidence for long term health outcomes.
Cooking with Kids
Beyond Baby Nutrition
Lacey Engel, Registered Dietician
Buffet Style is best. Serve your meal at the table rather than pre-portioning for your kids. Let everyone fill their plates with as much of as little as they like to eat.
Making this recipe with kids?
Ask the child to help with the following steps:
- Start baking the potatoes
- Prepare the olives, cucumber & tomatoes
- Garnish & serve
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Note: We cannot guarantee any dish is allergen free.