Lamb Meatballs Recipe

Rating 5.0
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These Mediterranean inspired lamb meatballs are juicy and tender. Full of fresh flavors with mint, parsley and lemon zest, it pairs perfectly with a side of tangy tzatziki.
Utensils Dinner
Globe Mediterranean
14
ingredients
7
steps
20
minutes
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Ingredients

Servings:
4
1/2 cup(s)
Greek yogurt
1/4 cup(s)
panko
1 tbsp
water
1 lb
ground lamb
2 tbsp
minced fresh parsley, plus more for garnish
1 tbsp
minced fresh mint
1
large egg yolk
3/4 tsp
ground cumin
1/4 tsp
ground coriander
1/2 tsp
lemon zest
salt and pepper, to taste
2 tbsp
avocado or olive oil
1/3 cup(s)
chicken broth or water
tzatziki, to serve

Directions 7 steps | 20 Minutes

Step 1

Measure and prep all ingredients.

Lamb Meatballs Recipe: Measure and prep all ingredients.
Step 2

In a bowl, add the yogurt, panko and water. Mix until well combined.

Lamb Meatballs Recipe: In a bowl, add the yogurt, panko and water.
Step 3

Add the ground lamb, fresh parsley, fresh mint, egg yolk, ground cumin, ground coriander, lemon zest, salt and pepper. Mix until combined.

Lamb Meatballs Recipe: Add the ground lamb, fresh parsley, fresh mint, egg yolk, ground cumin, ground coriander, lemon zest, salt and pepper.
Step 4

Form the mixture into 1½ inch meatballs.

Lamb Meatballs Recipe: Form the mixture into 1½ inch meatballs.
Step 5

In a large skillet over medium heat, add the oil and heat until shimmering. Add the meatballs to the skillet and cook until well browned on all sides, about 5 minutes, adjusting the heat as needed to keep the meatballs from burning.

Lamb Meatballs Recipe: In a large skillet over medium heat, add the oil and heat until shimmering.
Step 6

Add the chicken broth or water to the skillet and cover the skillet with a lid. Cook until the meatballs are cooked through, about 2-3 minutes. 

Lamb Meatballs Recipe: Add the chicken broth or water to the skillet and cover the skillet with a lid.
Step 7

Garnish the meatballs with fresh parsley and serve alongside tzatziki. Enjoy!

Lamb Meatballs Recipe: Garnish the meatballs with fresh parsley and serve alongside tzatziki.
Nutrition Per Serving
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CALORIES
449
FAT
36.8 g
PROTEIN
23.2 g
CARBS
5.6 g
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Carmela G.

Carmela

05 Jul 2023

A very flavorful recipe of Lamb Meatballs. Quick and easy to make.

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