Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Lamb Kefta (Moroccan Meatballs)

1 lb. lean ground beef lamb
1/4 c. bread crumbs
1 small onion, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tsp parsley
1/2 tsp oregano
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp cumin
1/4 tsp ginger
1/2 tsp parsley flakes
dash crushed red pepper
fresh ground pepper
1 egg

8oz carton of plain, low-fat yogurt
2 tsp snipped fresh mint
~Mix all ingredients together in a small mixing bowl, and leave for several hours to allow the flavors to blend.

lemon wedges

Mix all Kefta ingredients together in a large mixing bowl, and leave for an hour or longer to allow the flavors to blend.

Preheat oven to 375.

Shape mixture into 2 inch meatballs & place on shallow baking pan or cookie sheet lined with foil. Bake for 20-30 minutes until done.

Serve immediately with Yogurt Sauce & fresh lemon wedges.

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