Lamb Meatballs with Herby Feta Couscous

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recipe by Octopus Publishing www.octopusbooks.co.uk/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    20mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    2
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    1034
based on 1 ratings

These moist, fragrantly spiced lamb meatballs are packed with flavour and simple to make. Don’t be afraid to use your hands to combine the lamb and spices well. The simple herby couscous takes minutes to make and cooling raita or tzatziki complete this tasty meal.

recipe updated Jun 20, 2018

Ingredients

  • Ground lamb icon
    Ground lamb
    200g
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    6g
  • Ground cumin icon
    Ground cumin
    1g
  • Ground coriander icon
    Ground coriander
    1g
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    as needed
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    30ml
  • Water icon
    Water
    0ml
  • Couscous icon
    Couscous
    125g
  • Fresh parsley icon
    Fresh parsley
    4g
  • Mint icon
    Mint
    2g
  • Feta cheese icon
    Feta cheese
    50g
  • Fresh beet icon
    Fresh beet
    75g

Tools

  • kCook icon Stove
  • kCook icon Plastic wrap
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Kettle
  • kCook icon Heatproof bowl
  • kCook icon Frying pan

Step preview

  1. Prep and set aside garlic clove: crushed
  2. Prep and set aside fresh beet: cooked & chopped
  3. Get a clean medium bowl
  4. Add ground lamb
  5. Add prepared garlic clove
  6. Add ground cumin
  7. Add ground coriander
  8. Add salt & pepper
  9. Mix well
  10. Shape firmly into balls
  11. Get a clean frying pan
  12. Add olive oil
  13. Heat in frying pan - medium heat
  14. Transfer meat to frying pan
  15. Fry until browned and continue - 9 min
  16. Get a clean kettle
  17. Boil water
  18. Get a clean heatproof bowl
  19. Add couscous
  20. Pour boiling water into heatproof bowl
  21. Cover with plastic wrap - 5 min
  22. Uncover then fluff with a fork
  23. Add chopped fresh parsley
  24. Add chopped mint
  25. Season
  26. Add crumbled feta cheese
  27. Add prepared fresh beet
  28. Stir lightly with tablespoon
  29. Serve
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