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Greek Lamb Meatballs

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Cook Time: 1 hours

6 Servings

Greek Lamb Meatballs

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Meatballs are such a great comfort food and if you make ‘em yourself, they can actually be healthy! Our founder Keri Glassman has been making these babies for her whole family and can confirm that these do not disappoint. “They add variety to our daily dishes, and lamb is high in conjugated linoleic acid, which is associated with fat loss.”

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Cook Time: 1 hours

6 Servings

Ingredients

1 ½ pounds ground lamb

½ medium red onion, finely chopped

⅓ cup oats

1 egg

1 tablespoon garlic powder

4 ounces feta, crumbled

Salt and pepper to taste

 

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Finely grate ½ white onion.
  3. Together in a large mixing bowl mix ground lamb, onion, oats, egg, garlic powder, and feta. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Use your hands to roll out 30-32 meatballs.
  5. In a pan over medium-high heat, add 1 tablespoon olive oil and sear meatballs for 1-2 minutes.
  6. Transfer to a lined baking sheet, evenly spacing meatballs as not to touch.
  7. Bake for about 15-20 minutes or until completely cooked through.

WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE

This recipe features lamb instead of beef and oats instead of breadcrumbs for a hearty, healthy dinner the entire fam is sure to love. Throw in one of these healthy pastas, and you may just have a new classic on your hands.

 

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