Lebanese Lamb Meatballs

An everyday ingredient, minced lamb, is transformed into a tasty Middle Eastern dish in Nada Saleh's simple but effective recipe
By Nada Saleh
Lebanese Lamb Meatballs
  • Rating:
  • Serves: 4-6
  • Cook Time: 6 minutes
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

main

  • 115 g onions, chopped
  • 55 g parsley
  • 8-10 fresh mint leaves
  • 500 g minced lamb
  • 25 g bread, crust removed
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground allspice
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp salt

Method

1. Place the onion, parsley and mint in a food processor. Blend for 30 seconds until smooth. Add the rest of the ingredients.

2. Blend until thoroughly mixed together. Divide this mixture into 24 portions. Using wet hands gently shape into rissoles.

3. Preheat the grill. Place the rissoles on a preheated, lightly oiled baking sheet. Grill for 5-6 minutes or until browned on all sides and cooked through.

4. Serve hot or cold.

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