Moscato Meatball Skewers

Moscato Meatball Skewers

By Melanie Makes

Spicy sausage meatballs spiked with Red Moscato wine, these Moscato Meatball Skewers are served alongside a cool yogurt sauce for a perfect appetizer or main course.

Serving Size: 10 Prep Time: 15 mins Total Time: 45 mins


  • 2 lb bulk spicy Italian sausage

  • ½ cup Gallo Family Vineyards Red Moscato

  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt

  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • ½ cup diced cucumber

  • 1 lemon

  • ¼ cup cilantro, chopped

  • parmesan cheese (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. In a large bowl, stir together sausage and moscato until combined.

  3. Using a medium cookie scoop, form meatballs and place on baking sheet, evenly spaced.

  4. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until no longer pink.

  5. Meanwhile, in a small bowl stir together all other ingredients to create yogurt sauce.

  6. Thread meatballs onto skewers and serve alongside yogurt sauce. Garnish with additional cilantro and grated Parmesan cheese, if desired.


Recipe adapted from Michael Symon's 5 in 5: 5 Fresh Ingredients + 5 Minutes = 120 Fantastic Dinners.

Yield: 32 meatballs

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