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Greek Lamb Meatballs

Greek Lamb Meatballs are an elegant spin on the traditional meatball and a great appetizer to serve at a party when you need something a little different.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Greek food, meatballs
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 12 people
Author Feed Your Soul Too

Ingredients

  • 1 LB Ground Lamb
  • 1/4 Cup Onion diced
  • 1 Tbsp Fresh mint diced
  • 1 Tbsp Fresh Cilantro diced
  • 1 Clove Garlic minced
  • 1 Tsp Ground Coriander
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • 1/2 Tsp Ground Cumin
  • 1/4 Tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/4 Tsp Black Pepper
  • 1 Cup Chicken Stock
  • 2 Tbsp Lemon Juice

Mint Yogurt

  • 6 Ounces Greek Fat Free Yogurt
  • 2 Tsp Fresh Cilantro diced
  • 2 Tsp Fresh Mint diced
  • 1 Tsp Ground Cumin
  • 1/2 Whole Lemon Zest

Instructions

  1. Heat the oven to 375°F and arrange a rack in the middle.

    Combine all meatball ingredients in a large bowl and mix thoroughly with your hands.

    Form into golf size balls and place on a baking sheet.

    In a sauce pot, add the stock and lemon juice and reduce by half.  Pour in a skillet and add the meatballs.  Cook for 3 minutes on each side.

    Now bake the meatballs to cook thoroughly, about 15 minutes.

    Meanwhile, combine all yogurt ingredients in a small bowl and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Mix well. 

    Serve with the meatballs and enjoy.

Recipe Notes

http://www.chowhound.com/recipes/lamb-meatballs-with-lemon-cumin-yogurt-13432