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Rosemary Pork Greek Meatballs

Greek Meatball Souvlaki Bowls

These Greek meatball souvlaki bowls are the perfect comfort bowl. They're lean with loads of protein and those roasted lemon garlic potatoes are perfection.
Course Dinner
Cuisine Greek, Mediterranean
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 902kcal


For the Meatballs

  • 500 g 1lb ground pork. Can substitute chicken, beef or turkey
  • 1 Tbsp fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp caraway seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 25 g 1/4 cup bread crumbs
  • salt and pepper
  • 3 sprigs rosemary

For the Lemon Garlic Potatoes

  • 4 potatoes cut into long wedges
  • 1 lemon
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil

For the rice

  • 2 cups rice cooked according to the manufacturer’s directions
  • 25 g 1/4 cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp chopped parsley


For the Meatballs

  • Place the fennel, caraway and cumin seeds in a spice grinder or a pestle and mortar. If you don’t have one available, use ground spices or use a rolling pin to crush the seeds.
  • Place the ground pork in a mixing bowl and add the spice mix and season with salt and pepper.
  • Add the bread crumbs and mix together.
  • Strip the rosemary of the needles 3/4 of the way up the stalks.
  • Chop the rosemary and add to the pork mixture.
  • Roll the pork into large meatballs and thread through the rosemary stalks.
  • Cook in a pan over a medium heat until they are brown and golden on the outside. Place into the oven to continue cooking until done.

For the Potatoes

  • Cut the potatoes into wedges and toss with olive oil.
  • Bash the garlic cloves and place on the potatoes.
  • Zest the lemon over the potatoes and cut the lemon on half. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Cook in the oven until the potatoes are tender and golden and cooked through.

To serve, place the rice and potatoes in a large bowl or on a platter.

  • Place the meatball skewers on top and place cucumber ribbons on the side.
  • Mix the yogurt with the parsley and drizzle over your platter.