Our famous lamb meatballs

Our famous lamb meatballs
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Serves: 4

A delicious and simple recipe for lamb meatballs, using mostly local ingredients – our own Allen Farm ground lamb and eggs, local feta and fresh parsley from the garden.
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic
  • One large red onion
  • 2 lbs. of ground lamb (you can also mix with ground pork or beef)
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup of fresh parsley, chopped fine
  • handful of fennel seeds, toasted and ground
  • 1 cup of feta cheese (Mermaid Farm feta is ideal)
  • ½ cup of flour (gluten-free flour works great)
  • Dash of salt and pepper
  • Optional: red pepper flakes, ground cumin and coriander

  1. Heat oil or butter in a pan.
  2. Sautée the onions until brown.
  3. Add garlic.
  4. Mix all remaining ingredients in a large bowl.
  5. Add onions and garlic when cooled.
  6. Make into 1-2 inch balls (it is often helpful to dip your hand in cool water before rolling each meatball)
  7. There are two ways to cook the meatballs:
  8. First grill lightly, then bake for 10-15 minutes until golden brown)
  9. OR
  10. Place meatballs in a pan on high heat, and cook until sides are crispy
  11. With any leftover meatballs, make Italian Wedding Soup!


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