Spiced Lamb Meatballs recipe from Sunsweet®

Spiced Lamb Meatballs

with yogurt sauce

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes

Sunsweet's Lamb Meatballs with yogurt sauce & Amaz!n Prunes is the perfect sweet and savory combination.
1 lb ground lamb 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped, plus additional for garnish  1/3 cup Sunsweet® Amaz!n™ Diced Prunes 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, chopped, plus additional chopped for garnish 1/4 cup panko breadcrumbs 1 1/2 tsp garlic salt 1 tsp paprika 1/2 tsp ground cumin 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes 1 large egg, lightly beaten 1/2 tsp Madras curry powder 1 cup plain Greek yogurt 1 tsp lime juice 1/2 tsp salt 2 cloves garlic, minced

Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil, lightly coating it with nonstick spray.  Preheat oven to 400°F.

To prepare meatballs, gently mix lamb, cilantro, prunes, mint, breadcrumbs, garlic salt, paprika, cumin and pepper flakes in large bowl. Roll into 16 (1 1/2-inch) balls and place on prepared baking sheet.

Bake for 20 minutes or until the tops have browned and meatballs are cooked through. While still warm, release meatballs from baking sheet with a spatula. 

To prepare sauce, heat oil in small saucepan over medium heat. Stir in curry powder and turn off heat. Swirl in yogurt, lime juice and salt. 

Spread yogurt mixture onto platter, then place meatballs on top. Sprinkle with additional mint and cilantro.

Nutritional Information
  • Total Servings 4
  • Serving Size 5 meatballs
  • Calories per serving 410
  • Fat 28g
  • Cholesterol 140mg
  • Sodium 790mg
  • Carbohydrates 14g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugar 6g
  • Protein 27g
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Products Used in This Recipe
Amaz!n™ Diced Prunes