Buona Vita


Citrus Glazed Meatballs

SERVES 4Lunch Meatballs

A glaze of citrus juices coats Buona Vita Meatballs sliced in half and cooked on an herbed garlic oil flatbread with feta cheese and finished with fresh mint.


1 lb.

Buona Vita Meatballs, baked at 350° for 15 minutes or until heated through and cut in half


Orange, juiced


Lemon, juiced


Lime, juiced

1/3 cup


1/3 cup


1 cup

Extra virgin olive oil

1 tsp.

Thyme, dried

1 tsp.

Rosemary, dried

1/2 tsp.


1/2 tsp.

Black pepper, ground

1 1/2 Tbsp.

Garlic, chopped fine

1 cup

Feta cheese, crumbled

1/4 cup

Fresh mint, sliced thin


Artisan flatbreads



Pre-heat oven to 350° degrees.


Bring citrus juices, water, and sugar to a boil in a small pot until reduced by half, about 5 minutes. Stir in meatballs. Set aside.


Heat olive oil with herbs, salt, pepper, and garlic over medium-high until bubbling, then remove from heat and set aside.


Brush each flatbread with 1⁄4 cup of herbed garlic olive oil. Top each with an equal portion of Buona Vita Meatballs and finish with a 1⁄4 cup of feta cheese. Bake in oven for 12-15 minutes until golden brown on the edges.


Finish flatbreads with mint and serve immediately.

Cook's Tip:

Olive oil can be infused with a variety of flavors. Using the same method, experiment with different herbs and spices to find your favorite mix and use with your favorite dishes.
All Buona Vita products are designed to be reheated to an internal temperature of 165 Degrees prior to serving.

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