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Recipe: Mediterranean Lamb Meatballs with Yogurt Dipping Sauce

Mediterranean Lamb Meatballs.

Mediterranean Lamb Meatballs.

This lamb meatball recipe is super easy to prepare, and can be eaten as a main or used as a cute appetizer for parties. They also fare well in the fridge, so you can prepare them earlier to eat later, or the next day. The Mediterranean flavours taste amazing in summer or in winter, and the zesty yogurt sauce really spices the whole dish up, so don’t forget it!

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Eazy Peazy Meals

Mediterranean Lamb Meatballs with Yogurt Dipping Sauce

  • Servings: 10 meatballs
  • Difficulty: easy
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  • 500 grams ground lamb
  • ¼ cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 Tbs finely chopped fresh mint
  • 1 Tbs finely chopped fresh coriander
  • 1 tsp tumeric powder
  • ½ tsp ground paprika
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 Tbs crushed garlic
  • 1 tsp salt + pepper
  • 1 Tbs cold-pressed virgin coconut oil (to grease fry pan)

Yogurt Sauce

  • 1 cup plain unsweetened Greek yogurt
  • ½ Tbs finely chopped fresh mint
  • Juice of half a lemon


  1. Mix together meatball ingredients with damp hands, and form 20-30 bite sized balls
  2. Let sit for 30min to take in all the herbs and spices
  3. Grease frypan with coconut oil and fry meatballs until slightly browned and cooked inside
  4. Mix together all yogurt sauce ingredients and serve on the side or in a ramekin for dipping
  5. Serve meatballs on skewers or with toothpicks

Nic x

The Sunshine Exchange.

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