yummy meatballs, great as an appetiser or large for a main dish served with tomato pasta sauce, flavoured rice and vegies.
i make a nice garlic cream sauce to dip.... or a nice spiced yoghurt sauce or mint raita


  • 500g lamb mince

  • 1 teaspoon mixed herbs

  • 2 garlic cloves or 1 tablespoon of crushed garlic

  • 50g finely shredded baby spinach

  • 2 small tomatoes finely diced

  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves chopped

  • 2 shallots diced fine

  • 1 tbsp olive oil


  • 1.

    Combine mince herbs garlic spinach tomato basil and onion in a bowl.

  • 2.

    Season with salt

  • 3.

    Using a heaped teaspoon to portion and roll your meatballs

  • 4.

    Dust with flour (optional)

  • 5.

    Place on a plate

  • 6.

    Pre heat oven to 180c

  • 7.

    Cook the balls in batches in a pan till browned

  • 8.

    Place on an oven tray and bake for 10 minutes or till cooked to your liking

  • 9.

    Arrange on a plate for a party with tooth picks and a nice dipping sauce, or selection of sauces.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (8 servings)

  • Energy 209kj
  • Fat Total 16g
  • Saturated Fat 6g
  • Protein 11g
  • Carbohydrate 4g
  • Sugar 1g
  • Sodium 45mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Posted by eatdrinkMIReport
I added a few spices to this mix and cooked them on kebab skewers over the BBQ, very reminiscent of kofta's. Absolutely delicious, thanks for the recipe.