Baked Lamb Meatballs
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Lamb Meatballs

An easy recipe for baked lamb meatballs. Served with a tasty yogurt sauce, these baked lamb meatballs are so very flavorful!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Greek
Keyword lamb, meatballs
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 267kcal
Author Vered DeLeeuw

Ingredients

  • Olive oil spray

Sauce:

  • 1 cup plain full-fat Greek yogurt (I used Fage 5%)
  • 1 cup fresh mint leaves, loosely packed
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon Diamond Crystal kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Meatballs:

  • 1 lb. ground lamb
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Diamond Crystal kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon coriander

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with foil and spray it with olive oil spray.
  • Prepare the sauce by processing all its ingredients in the food processor. Transfer to a small serving bowl.
  • In a medium bowl, mix together the meatballs ingredients. Form into 20 meatballs, each weighing about 1 oz.
  • Place the meatballs on the prepared baking sheet. Bake until cooked through, about 15 minutes. Serve the baked lamb meatballs immediately, with the yogurt sauce on the side.

Nutrition

Serving: 5lamb meatballs plus 1/4 of the sauce | Calories: 267kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 51g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Sodium: 500mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g