Lamb Meatballs
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Juicy lamb meatballs can be great on their own or in a sandwich with tzatziki sauce.
Recipe type: Beef and Lamb Dinners
Serves: 15 meatballs
  • 3 TB. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 large white onion, finely chopped
  • 2 TB. minced garlic
  • 1 lb. ground lamb
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • [1/2] tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 TB. fresh mint, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp. fresh lemon zest
  • [1/2] tsp. ground coriander
  • [1/4] tsp. ground cumin
  • [1/4] tsp. ground cinnamon
  1. Preheat the oven to 400ºF.
  2. In a small skillet over medium heat, heat extra-virgin olive oil. Add white onion and garlic, and cook for 5 minutes.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine cooked onions and garlic, lamb, salt, black pepper, mint, lemon zest, coriander, cumin, and cinnamon, breaking up chunks of lamb with a wooden spoon.
  4. Form lamb mixture into 15 (2-tablespoon) meatballs. Set meatballs on a baking sheet, and bake for 20 minutes.
  5. Remove meatballs from the oven, transfer them to a serving dish, and serve with tzatziki sauce.
Tasty Tip
Feta goes great with lamb meatballs. Add [1/2] cup crumbled feta to your tzatziki sauce to have with the meatballs.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 meatball Calories: 90 Fat: 7g Saturated fat: 2g Carbohydrates: 2g Sodium: 137mg Fiber: 0g Protein: 5g Cholesterol: 20mg



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