Gluten Free Lamb Meatballs

Gluten Free Lamb Meatballs

These lamb meatballs with tzaziki sauce were very popular on the food cart. We served them with a scoop of quinoa and a side salad.
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Course: Appetizer, Lunch, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Mediterranean
Keyword: lamb, meatballs, tzatziki
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 6 people

Equipment

  • Fryer

Ingredients

For The Meatballs

  • 1 lb ground lamb
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp Magical Seasoning Mix
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • ¼ cup fresh herbs, finely chopped rosemary, dill, chives, thyme, oregano
  • ½ cup gluten free breadcrumbs Kikkoman Rice Panko recommended

For The Tzatziki

  • 1 cup plain yogurt full fat
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • ¼ cup fresh dill finely chopped
  • ½ cup cucumber peeled and finely chopped

Optional: Make It A Meal

  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • salad
  • 1 cucumbers sliced
  • 1 bell pepper sliced
  • 1 cup berries
  • balsamic vinigerette

Instructions

  • Mix together the lamb, eggs, seasoning, and fresh herbs until well-combined.
  • Stir in the breadcrumbs.
  • Roll the mixture into balls as small as 1 tablespoon each.
  • Fry them until desired temperature. They should be cooked through, but not overcooked. Depending on the size, it may take as little as 1 minute.
  • Optional: bake them instead of frying for 20 minutes at 350°
  • Make the tzatziki by mixing all ingredients together.
  • Serve with tzatziki and add a ⅓ cup scoop of quinoa and a side salad, if desired. Or use the meatballs in another recipe such as Lamb Pitas.

Fawn

My passion is supporting those who need to be gluten free. After my family had to transition to eating gluten free I realized how difficult it is. It is more than finding a recipe. It is about how to navigate social situations, deal with isolation, and other things that come along with it. I live in Oregon with my family, cats, and chickens.

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