Lamb Meatballs


Juicy lamb meatballs can be great on their own or in a sandwich with tzatziki sauce.

Nutritional info
per serving

Calories 90
Fat 7g
Saturated fat 2g
Carbohydrates 2g
Sodium 137mg
Fiber 0g
Protein 5g
Cholesterol 20mg

Lamb Meatballs

15 meatballs
Prep time: Cook time: Total time:


  • 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


Preheat the oven to 400ºF.

In a small skillet over medium heat, heat extra-virgin olive oil. Add white onion and garlic, and cook for 5 minutes.

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.

Form lamb mixture into 15 (2-tablespoon) meatballs. Set meatballs on a baking sheet, and bake for 20 minutes.

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.

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