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Lamb Meatballs with Pear Turnip Puree

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Ingredients
  Pears 2 Large, chopped
  Scallions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Canola oil 1 Tablespoon
  Blue cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), crumbled
  Grated nutmeg 1 Teaspoon
  Lean ground lamb 1 1⁄2 Pound (Extra Lean)
  Wheat germ 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Onion 1 , minced
  Egg substitute 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Fresh parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), minced
  Thyme 2 Teaspoon, dried
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Steam the turnips for 30 minutes till they are tender
2. Add the pears to the steamer and cook for five minutes only
3. In a large bowl, mix the lamb, wheat germ, remaining cheese, onions, egg substitute, parsley, and thyme. Shape the mixture into small meatballs

MAKING
4. In a small pan, add the oil and sauté the scallions.
5. Transfer this to a blender and puree well
6. Add the turnips, pears, 2 tablespoons of the cheese, and nutmeg and puree again. Pour this into a 2-quart saucepan and keep warm
7. In the same frying pan, add the oil and sauté the meatballs for 5-10 minutes till they are cooked through. Set aside to drain

SERVING
8. Serve the meatballs with the puree.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Dry Curry
Ingredient: 
Meat
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 758 Calories from Fat 453

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 51 g77.8%

Saturated Fat 19.9 g99.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 129.3 mg43.1%

Sodium 229.7 mg9.6%

Total Carbohydrates 39 g13%

Dietary Fiber 9 g36.1%

Sugars 13.9 g

Protein 39 g78.5%

Vitamin A 13.5% Vitamin C 31.6%

Calcium 12.8% Iron 32.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Lamb Meatballs With Pear Turnip Puree Recipe