Lamb Meatballs in a Lemon Honey Sauce

barbara lentz

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@blentz8

Yummy meatballs. Makes a lot so it's great for a party. The sauce doesn't do well when warmed up


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Serves:

many

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

MEATBALLS

3 Tbsp
olive oil
4 clove
garlic minced
1 large
onion diced
1 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
pepper
1 c
matzo meal
2 large
eggs
1 c
water
1/2 c
parsley finely chopped
1 lb
each ground lamb and ground beef

SAUCE

1/2 c
each olive oil lemon juice and honey
1/2 tsp
each salt and turmeric
4 large
egg yolks

Directions Step-By-Step

1
For the meatballs.
In a skillet add the oil and get it hot. Saute the onions and garlic until onions are translucent but not browned. Remove from heat and let cool a bit.
2
In a bowl mix together matzo meal, eggs, water , parsley and black pepper to form a paste and let sit for about 15 minutes. Mix the paste with the onions and garlic. Add the ground lamb and beef and mix well. Shape into balls.
3
Preheat oven 400 degrees. line baking sheet with parchment paper. Place meatballs on sheet and bake about 40 minutes.
4
To make the sauce use a double boiler or metal bowl over boiling water and whisk the olive oil, lemon juice, honey, salt, turmeric and egg yolks together. Whisk until thickened about 7 minutes. Serve over meatballs

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Meat Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Lamb
Regional Style: American