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Hearty Appetizer Meatballs

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Ingredients
For lamb meatballs
  Lean ground lamb 2 Pound
  Ground cumin 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Chopped fresh mint/1 teaspoon dried mint 2 Teaspoon
  Minced green onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Fine dry bread crumbs 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , lightly beaten
  Sour cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Caraway seed 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Stir together lamb, cumin, salt, mint, onion, pepper, bread crumbs, and eggs until well blended.
Shape into 1-inch balls. (At this point you may cover and refrigerate until next day, or freeze.)
Place meatballs (thaw if frozen) on rimmed baking sheets and bake, uncovered, in a 425° oven for 15 minutes or until well browned.
Reserve meat juices.
Mix together sour cream and caraway seed; transfer to a bowl.
Serve meatballs and juices in a chafing dish with sour cream dip alongside.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Meat
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3250 Calories from Fat 2428

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 270 g415.8%

Saturated Fat 122.2 g611.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1204.8 mg401.6%

Sodium 4855.6 mg202.3%

Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.8%

Dietary Fiber 4 g15.8%

Sugars 10.3 g

Protein 171 g342.2%

Vitamin A 50.1% Vitamin C 18.3%

Calcium 60.4% Iron 117.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Hearty Appetizer Meatballs Recipe