Easy Lamb Meatballs

Easy Lamb Meatballs

For a change of pace, try ground lamb the next time you make meatballs. The lamb works perfectly with the Middle Eastern spices in this easy recipe.
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  • Serves: 8 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Preheat the oven to 450 F. Mix together the breadcrumbs and milk in a large bowl and let sit for 20 minutes.
  3. Step 3

    Add the rest of the lamb meatball ingredients and mix with your hands until just combined.
  4. Step 4

    To test the seasoning, cook a small piece of the lamb mixture in a skillet to check for salt and pepper. Add more seasoning if necessary.
  5. Step 5

    With damp hands, form the mixture into 24 small meatballs and place them on a lightly oiled baking sheet.
  6. Step 6

    Bake the meatballs for 15 minutes to brown, turning once halfway through.
  7. Step 7

    Transfer the cooked meatballs to a large saucepan and add the sauce ingredients. Bring to a simmer and cook, covered, over low heat, for 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Taste and adjust seasoning.
  8. Step 8

    Serve hot over pasta, rice, or couscous and enjoy.