Healthy Lamb & Feta Meatballs With Hidden Veggies
Servings
6serves
Servings
6serves
Ingredients
Meatball Sauce
  • 700g tomato passata
  • 1 brown oniondiced
  • 2cloves garliccrushed
  • 2tbsp salt reduced tomato paste
  • 1tsp cinnamon
  • 1tbsp olive oil
Meatballs
  • 500g lean minced lamb
  • 2cloves garliccrushed
  • 1 spring oniondiced
  • 1/4cup wholemeal breadcrumbs
  • 2 eggsbeaten
  • 1tsp ground cumin
  • 100g low fat feta cheese
  • 1tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2cup grated carrot
  • 1/2cup grated zucchini
  • 1/2 lemonjuiced
  • 2tbsp flat leaf parsleycoarsely chopped
Instructions
  1. Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat.
  2. When warm, add garlic and onion to the pan and saute gently.
  3. When onion has started to turn transparent, add the passata, tomato paste and cinnamon.
  4. Stir well then bring to the boil.
  5. Once boiling, reduce heat to low and allow to simmer for 15-20 minutes while you make the meatballs.
  6. Place all meatballs ingredients into a large bowl.
  7. Using clean hands, mix everything (except olive oil) till well combined.
  8. Roll into balls (makes about 20 medium sized and 40 smaller balls)
  9. Heat olive oil in a frypan over medium heat.
  10. Add meatballs and gently fry until golden.
  11. Serve meatballs with tomato sauce and parsley and your choice of side dish.
Recipe Notes

Recipe makes 6 servings with 288 calories per serve

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Healthy Lamb & Feta Meatballs With Hidden Veggies
Minty-Lamb-MeatBalls (1)
Course Main Dish
Servings
serves
Ingredients
Meatball Sauce
  • 700 g tomato passata
  • 1 brown onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 2 tbsp salt reduced tomato paste
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
Meatballs
  • 500 g lean minced lamb
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 spring onion diced
  • 1/4 cup wholemeal breadcrumbs
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 100 g low fat feta cheese
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup grated carrot
  • 1/2 cup grated zucchini
  • 1/2 lemon juiced
  • 2 tbsp flat leaf parsley coarsely chopped
Course Main Dish
Servings
serves
Ingredients
Meatball Sauce
  • 700 g tomato passata
  • 1 brown onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 2 tbsp salt reduced tomato paste
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
Meatballs
  • 500 g lean minced lamb
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 spring onion diced
  • 1/4 cup wholemeal breadcrumbs
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 100 g low fat feta cheese
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup grated carrot
  • 1/2 cup grated zucchini
  • 1/2 lemon juiced
  • 2 tbsp flat leaf parsley coarsely chopped
Minty-Lamb-MeatBalls (1)
Instructions
  1. Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat.
  2. When warm, add garlic and onion to the pan and saute gently.
  3. When onion has started to turn transparent, add the passata, tomato paste and cinnamon.
  4. Stir well then bring to the boil.
  5. Once boiling, reduce heat to low and allow to simmer for 15-20 minutes while you make the meatballs.
  6. Place all meatballs ingredients into a large bowl.
  7. Using clean hands, mix everything (except olive oil) till well combined.
  8. Roll into balls (makes about 20 medium sized and 40 smaller balls)
  9. Heat olive oil in a frypan over medium heat.
  10. Add meatballs and gently fry until golden.
  11. Serve meatballs with tomato sauce and parsley and your choice of side dish.
Recipe Notes

Recipe makes 6 servings with 288 calories per serve