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Lamb Meatballs with Olives and Feta
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21 INGREDIENTS • 10 STEPS • 1HR 15MINS

Lamb Meatballs with Olives and Feta

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Saucy, rustic, and full of flavor, Lamb Meatballs with Olives and Feta are a welcome change from regular beef meatballs.
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Hello, I'm Nicole! I aim to help you elevate your everyday meals with recipes that make the most of your casual family breakfasts, weeknight dinners and entertaining occasions.
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Saucy, rustic, and full of flavor, Lamb Meatballs with Olives and Feta are a welcome change from regular beef meatballs.
1HR 15MINS
Total Time
$3.11
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
4
US / Metric
Meatballs
Ground Lamb
1 lb
Ground Lamb
White Onion
1/4 cup
Finely Chopped White Onion
Fresh Oregano
1 Tbsp
Chopped Fresh Oregano
or 1 tsp dried
Fresh Parsley
1/2 Tbsp
Chopped Fresh Parsley
or 1/2 tsp dried
Garlic
2 cloves
Garlic, minced
Kosher Salt
1/2 tsp
Canola Oil
1 Tbsp
Canola Oil
or Vegetable Oil
Sauce
Shallot
1
Shallot, finely chopped
Garlic
1 clove
White Wine
1/3 cup
White Wine
Chicken Broth
1/4 cup
Chicken Broth
Canned Diced Tomatoes
1 1/2 cups
Canned Diced Tomatoes
Fresh Oregano
1 Tbsp
Fresh Oregano
Paprika
3/4 tsp
Crumbled Feta Cheese
1/4 cup
Crumbled Feta Cheese
Black Olives
1/4 cup
Red Onion
to taste
Chopped Red Onions
for garnish
optional
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
469
Fat
34.3 g
Protein
24.5 g
Carbs
12.8 g
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step 1
Add Ground Lamb (1 lb), Farmhouse Eggs® Large Brown Egg (1), Panko Breadcrumbs (1/4 cup), White Onion (1/4 cup), Fresh Oregano (1 Tbsp), Fresh Parsley (1/2 Tbsp), Garlic (2 cloves), Kosher Salt (1/2 tsp), and Ground Black Pepper (1/2 tsp) to a large bowl.
step 1 Add Ground Lamb (1 lb), Farmhouse Eggs® Large Brown Egg (1), Panko Breadcrumbs (1/4 cup), White Onion (1/4 cup), Fresh Oregano (1 Tbsp), Fresh Parsley (1/2 Tbsp), Garlic (2 cloves), Kosher Salt (1/2 tsp), and Ground Black Pepper (1/2 tsp) to a large bowl.
step 2
Gently combine with your hands or a wooden spoon. Roll mixture into 17-18 evenly-sized meatballs, approximately 1 1/4 ounces each.
step 2 Gently combine with your hands or a wooden spoon. Roll mixture into 17-18 evenly-sized meatballs, approximately 1 1/4 ounces each.
step 3
Heat Canola Oil (1 Tbsp) in a cast iron or oven-safe skillet over medium heat until hot. Arrange meatballs in a single layer and brown on all sides, about 20 minutes. Remove meatballs to a paper towel-lined plate and drain all but 1 tablespoon of fat from the skillet.
step 3 Heat Canola Oil (1 Tbsp) in a cast iron or oven-safe skillet over medium heat until hot. Arrange meatballs in a single layer and brown on all sides, about 20 minutes. Remove meatballs to a paper towel-lined plate and drain all but 1 tablespoon of fat from the skillet.
step 4
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
step 5
To the skillet, add Shallot (1) and Garlic (1 clove). Saute for 2-3 minutes over medium heat until soft, stirring often.
step 6
Pour in White Wine (1/3 cup) to deglaze the pan, stirring to scrape up any browned bits in the pan. Add Chicken Broth (1/4 cup) and allow to simmer for about 2 minutes.
step 7
Using your hands, crush Canned Diced Tomatoes (1 1/2 cups) and add to skillet along with Fresh Oregano (1 Tbsp), Paprika (3/4 tsp), and Ground Black Pepper (1/4 tsp), Stir to combine and bring to a simmer. Add meatballs back to pan, stirring to coat with sauce.
step 7 Using your hands, crush Canned Diced Tomatoes (1 1/2 cups) and add to skillet along with Fresh Oregano (1 Tbsp),  Paprika (3/4 tsp), and Ground Black Pepper (1/4 tsp), Stir to combine and bring to a simmer. Add meatballs back to pan, stirring to coat with sauce.
step 8
Place in oven uncovered and bake for 20-25 minutes, until sauce is reduced, stirring once.
step 9
Remove from oven and stir to coat with sauce. Sprinkle with Crumbled Feta Cheese (1/4 cup) and Black Olives (1/4 cup), then return to oven for 5 minutes.
step 9 Remove from oven and stir to coat with sauce. Sprinkle with Crumbled Feta Cheese (1/4 cup) and Black Olives (1/4 cup), then return to oven for 5 minutes.
step 10
Remove from oven and garnish with Red Onions (to taste) and additional fresh oregano if desired and serve immediately on top of rice or with crusty bread.
step 10 Remove from oven and garnish with Red Onions (to taste) and additional fresh oregano if desired and serve immediately on top of rice or with crusty bread.
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Comfort Food
Shellfish-Free
Dinner
Quick & Easy
Mediterranean
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