For what it’s worth, you could also wrap the filling in flour tortillas for burritos, or pan-fry it into quesadillas with melted Monterey Jack cheese.
(The secret is store-bought mayo…use an olive oil-based kind for maximum Mediterranean vibes.) The croutons are a great way to use up stale bread to boot.
This might be our ideal side dish: It requires less than ten ingredients, can be made in advance and easily doubled for a crowd, plus it’s vegetarian and gluten free.
If you end up with leftover meatballs, warm them in broth and toss in some greens at the end for a quick soup.
Even though you could use any grain, couscous is an easy-to-make, deliciously fluffy option.
This colorful dish is easy to prepare and clean up, so it’s perfect for any busy night of the week.