Dinner, Lunch

Greek Chicken Meatballs with Orzo & Zucchini

  • Prep 10 mins
  • Total 35 mins
  • Medium
  • Serves 4

Tip: Prefer a different protein? Swap ground pork or ground beef for the chicken.

Tip: Prefer rice instead of pasta? Swap 1 cup white rice and 2 cups water for the pasta and stock.

Tip: Don’t forget to add liquid to create steam and cook food.


  • Contains Wheat
  • Contains Milk/Dairy

Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Wheat, Milk/Dairy

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  • 1 box (16 ounces) orzo pasta
  • 4 cups chicken or vegetable stock
  • 8 ounces whipped chive cream cheese
  • 2 cups fresh spinach
  • 2 medium zucchini, trimmed, cut in half lengthwise
  • Kosher salt, as desired
  • Ground black pepper, as desired


  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • Kosher salt, as desired
  • Ground black pepper, as desired
  • 1 container (6 ounces) feta cheese crumbles
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/4 cup panko bread crumbs


  • Tzatziki sauce


  • Medium Bowl
  • Silicone-Tipped Tongs
  • Step 1

    Place all Level 1 ingredients, except the zucchini, in the pot and stir to combine. Then place the zucchini on top of the pasta and season with salt and pepper.

  • Step 2

    Pull out the legs on the Crisper Tray, then place the tray in the elevated position in the pot above the pasta and zucchini.

  • Step 3

    In a medium bowl, combine all Level 2 ingredients. Using your hands, evenly portion the mixture into 12 meatballs, approximately 2 to 3 tablespoons each. Place the meatballs on the tray.

  • Step 4

    Close the lid and flip the SmartSwitch™ to Rapid Cooker. Select SPEEDI MEALS, set temperature to 350°F, and set time to 10 minutes. Press START/STOP to begincooking (the unit will steam for approx. 10 to 15 minutes before crisping).

  • Step 5

    When cooking is complete, transfer the meatballs to a plate. Then use silicone-tipped tongs to grab the center handle and remove the tray from the unit. Remove zucchini and stir orzo to combine. Serve orzo with meatballs, zucchini, and tzatziki sauce.