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LAMB MEATBALLS


Makes 12 Meatballs

Ingredients:

  • 4 scoops Ensure Neutral powder

  • 500g lamb mince

  • 1 brown onion, finely diced

  • 1 tsp dried oregano

  • 1 garlic clove, crushed

  • 2 tsp ground cumin

  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley

  • ¼ cup breadcrumbs

  • 1 egg, lightly beaten

  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

  • Salt and pepper to taste

Nutrition content per serve:

  • Energy (Kj) - 1541

  • Protein (g) - 26.8

  • Fat (g) - 22.2

  • Saturated Fat (g) - 11

  • Carbohydrate (g) - 13.9

  • Sugars (g) - 4.5

  • Fibre (g) - 1

  • Sodium (mg) - 158

Method:

1. Add the mince, Ensure Neutral powder, onion, garlic, herbs and spices, breadcrumbs and egg into a mixing bowl and combine well. Season with salt and pepper.

2. Roll the mixture into balls, 2 inches in diameter. Transfer to prepared tray and place in fridge for 30 minutes to chill.

3. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil at a time in a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat. Add the meatballs in batches and fry for 5 minutes, turning occasionally, until browned and crisp on all sides.

4. Serve with pita bread, prepared salad vegetables, lemon wedges and tzatziki.