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Middle Eastern Lamb Meatballs

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For meatballs
  Lean ground lamb 1 Pound
  Onion 1 Small, finely chopped
  Dry mint 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Parsley flakes 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
For sauce
  Tomatoes 3 , peeled and coarsely chopped
  Onion 1 Small, chopped
  Chopped green pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Olive oil 2 Teaspoon
  Parsley flakes 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon

Blend meatball ingredients in medium bowl.
Form into 12 meatballs.
Place on roasting rack; cover with wax paper.
Microwave at High 3 minutes.
Rearrange meatballs.
Microwave 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 minutes longer, or until meat is no longer pink.
Set aside.
Combine sauce ingredients in 12x8-in baking dish; cover.
Microwave at High 4 to 5 minutes, or until green pepper is tender.
Add meatballs; cover.
Microwave at High 1 to 2 minutes to reheat.

Recipe Summary

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1599 Calories from Fat 1063

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 118 g181.8%

Saturated Fat 47.9 g239.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 331.1 mg110.4%

Sodium 3282.8 mg136.8%

Total Carbohydrates 51 g16.9%

Dietary Fiber 15.1 g60.5%

Sugars 23 g

Protein 85 g170.5%

Vitamin A 97.4% Vitamin C 224.8%

Calcium 41.5% Iron 131.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Middle Eastern Lamb Meatballs Recipe