Lamb & Lemon

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 712.8
  • Total Fat: 39.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 221.2 mg
  • Sodium: 707.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 61.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8.3 g
  • Protein: 31.2 g

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Lamb meatballs & veggies in a tangy sauce Lamb meatballs & veggies in a tangy sauce
Number of Servings: 4



    2 carrots
    2 celery ribs
    2 potatoes
    1 leek
    3 cups water
    .5 teaspoon salt


    2 slices wheat bread
    1 egg
    1 onion , grated
    2 Tbsp dried parsley
    .25 teaspoon salt
    .5 teaspoon pepper
    1 lb lean ground lamb
    cup all-purpose flour , for rolling meatballs
    2 tablespoons olive oil , for browning meatballs

    Lemon sauce

    zest & juice from 1 lemon
    2 eggs
    cooking liquid from vegetables

    No Yolks egg noodles


Cut carrots and celery into 1/2-inch thick slices. Peel and cut potatoes into 3/4-inch cubes.

Pulse wheat bread in food processor until it is fine crumbs. Toast in oven until medium brown. Break up with a fork, then transfer to medium bowl. Lightly beat egg; mix in with bread crumbs, onion, parsley, salt, & pepper. Add ground lamb and mix well. Form into 32 meatballs. Spread flour on plate; roll each ball in flour.

Place vegetables in wide saucepan along with leek, salt and water; bring to boil. Cover and reduce heat to medium; simmer for 10 minutes.

Meanwhile, in nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat and brown meatballs.

Add meatballs to vegetables; simmer, covered, for 20 minutes. Remove with slotted spoon when cooked through.

While meatballs are simmering whisk eggs with lemon juice & zest; whisk in the cooking liquid after removing meatballs & veggies. Pour back into saucepan; cook, stirring constantly and being careful not to boil, until thick enough to coat back of spoon, about 3 minutes.

Serve with cooked egg noodles.

Serving Size: Serves 4 a hearty dinner

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SKITTLESINSOCKS.

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