Lamb Meatballs With Yogurt Sauce

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 40 minutes
  • 5 servings

These delicious low-carb lamb mince bites can be served as a starter, but also as a main course. Flavor the mixture with onion, parsley, and bittersweet cumin. Increase the hotness factor with harissa. Let’s bake them for a change and serve with a no-brainer refreshing yogurt (dipping) sauce.

Ingredients Needed for Lamb Meatballs With Yogurt Sauce

1 ⅓ pounds of lamb mince
1 egg
1 tablespoon harissa
½ cup fresh parsley
4 garlic cloves, crushed
1 small onion, minced
sea salt
½ teaspoon cumin powder
⅓ cup oat bran, crushed
¾ cup low-fat yogurt
1 teaspoon lemon juice

How to Cook Lamb Meatballs With Yogurt Sauce

  1. Add the mince, egg, harissa, 1/4 cup of parsley, 1/2 of all the crushed garlic, onion, and oat bran to a bowl. Season with sea salt and cumin. Mix until even using your hands.
  2. Start forming meatballs from this mixture. We’ve ended up with 20 of them, but your number may vary.
  3. Line a baking tray with parchment paper and transfer the meatballs on it. Bake for 25 minutes at 340⁰F/170⁰C.
  4. Add the yogurt, lemon juice, and the remaining parsley and crushed garlic to a small bowl. Season with salt and mix until even. Serve with meatballs.

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