Buona Vita


Herbed Meatball Skewers

SERVES 4Appetizer Meatballs

A dry-rub of thyme, rosemary, and parsley coat Buona Vita Meatballs that are skewered with fresh onions, bell peppers, and tomato then grilled to perfection and served over a fresh green salad.


1 lb.

Buona Vita Meatballs, baked at 350° for 15 minutes or until heated through

1/2 cup

Olive oil

1 tsp.


1 tsp.

Black pepper, ground

1 Tbsp.

Parsley, dried

1 Tbsp.

Thyme, dried


Onion, cut in to wedges


Red Pepper, cut into large pieces


Yellow pepper, cut into large pieces


Tomatoes, small and cut in half

1/4 lb.

Fresh salad greens

2 Tbsp.

Salad dressing


Skewers, soaked in water



Pre-heat outdoor grill to medium high, or pre-heat oven to 375° degrees.


Combine 1⁄4 cup olive oil, salt, pepper, and herbs. Coat Buona Vita Meatballs.


Skewer ingredients in any order, alternating between vegetables and Buona Vita Meatballs.


Brush skewers with remaining olive oil. Grill skewers, turning every 3 minutes for 12-15 minutes or until meatballs are hot and vegetables are at desired doneness. If cooking in oven, roast meatballs on a sheet for 15-20 minutes, turning half way through cooking process.


Toss salad greens in dressing, place on serving platter, and top with hot skewers and serve immediately.

Cook's Tip

Skewers are an excellent main component to any base. Swap the salad for a quinoa tabouleh for a Mediterranean experience, or serve it over cheddar grits for a southern take. The possibilities are endless!
All Buona Vita products are designed to be reheated to an internal temperature of 165 Degrees prior to serving.

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