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Lamb & green olive meatballs cooked in tomatoes with mint & yoghurt

Serves 2 - 4

Ingredients

  • 1 kg lamb, minced

  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed

  • 1 onion finely diced

  • ½ bunch fresh parsley, chopped

  • 1 tbsp salt

  • ½ tbsp ground black pepper

  • 1 egg lightly beaten

  • ½ cup breadcrumbs

  • ½ cup green olives pitted

  • 1 tab dried oregano

  • Yoghurt:

  • 500g natural yoghurt

  • 2 lemons

  • 2 cloves garlic

  • 1 tbsp sugar

  • 1 onion

  • 600 ml tomato passata

  • 2 cloves garlic

  • 1 teaspoon cumin seed, toasted and ground

Method

  • 1.

    In a pot, cook garlic and onion to make a sauce on low heat. Add tomato passata to sauce after 5 mins.

  • 2.

    In a bowl, mix oregano, lamb, egg, onion salt, pepper, parsley, onion and breadcrumbs together.

  • 3.

    Roll mixture into meatballs. In a new pot, put meatballs in and cook over a medium - high heat.

  • 4.

    Turn meatballs to cook evenly. Remove sauce from heat once cooked, and squeeze lemon on top.

  • 5.

    Serve on top of meatballs on top of meatballs in an oven proof dish. Cook in oven for 5 – 10 min at 160C.

  • Yoghurt: In a bowl, mix yoghurt, lemon, cumin, salt and white pepper.:

  • 1.

    Dollop yoghurt on to meatballs. Serve.

Notes

This recipe is from episode 34 of Good Chef Bad Chef series 3.

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