Lamb Meatball, Mediterranean style


Total Time:
50 min
Prep:
30 min
Inactive Prep:
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Cook:
20 min
Yield:
approximately 16 meatballs
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds ground lamb shoulder or leg
  • 1/4 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup chopped raisins
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 bunch fresh mint leaves, chopped
  • 1/4 bunch fresh parsley leaves, chopped
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Directions

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

Combine the ground lamb, bread crumbs, walnuts, raisins, eggs, mint, parsley, salt, and black pepper in a large bowl and mix thoroughly until completely consistent.

Roll the meat into golf ball-size portions, about 2-ounces each. Place the meatballs on a well-oiled sheet tray.

Roast the meatballs in the oven for 20 minutes until just firm.

Serve with your favorite sauce and enjoy.

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