Lamb meatballs

Serves: 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.