Lamb Meatballs

Cuisine : Greek
Calories : 136
Type : Non Vegetarian
Serving Size : 24
Course : Main
Preparation Time : 105  Min

No Ingredient Quantity Measure Type
1 Butter 1 Tablespoon
2 Shallots 5
3 Ground lamb 2 Pound
4 Fine bread crumbs 1 Cup
5 Parsley 1/4 Cup
6 Egg 1
7 Lemon zest 2 Tablespoon
8 Salt and ground black pepper To taste
9 Butter 1/2 Cup
10 Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
11 Tomato sauce 2 & 1/2 Tablespoon
12 Garlic 1
13 Cinnamon 1
14 Toothpicks

Recipe Details
This is a great alternative to regular meatballs. I have served these many times at cocktail parties, and they have always been a hit! The sauce adds a nice touch, but I have also served them with Greek marinade and plain

Cooking Instructions

  1. Melt the 1 tablespoon butter in a skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir the shallots in the skillet until tender. Transfer to a large bowl.
  2. Mix lamb, bread crumbs, parsley, egg, and lemon zest into the bowl with the shallots. Season with marjoram, salt, and pepper. Let stand 1 hour in the refrigerator.
  3. Melt 1/2 cup butter and heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Form the lamb mixture into small meatballs, and cook in the skillet in batches until evenly brown. Do not drain skillet. Drain meatballs on paper towels, and place in a serving dish.
  4. Mix tomato sauce, wine, garlic, and cinnamon into the skillet. Cook and stir until well blended and heated through.

Garnishing Instructions
 Drizzle over the meatballs in the dish.

Serving Instructions
 Serve with toothpicks.

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