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Lamb Meatballs (Whole30, Paleo)

Lamb meatballs inspired by Greek flavors.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Greek
Keyword greek food, meal prep, meatballs, paleo, whole30
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Dolly


Lamb Meatballs

  • 1 lb ground lamb
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1/2 medium onion finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove finely minced
  • 1/4 cup cassava flour or almond flour
  • 2 tbsp chopped mint
  • 2 tbsp chopped cilantro
  • 1 tbsp cumin powder
  • 1 tbsp sumac powder
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • avocado oil
  • lemon wedges

Tzatziki Sauce

  • 1 cup mayo
  • 1/4 cup grated cucumber squeeze as much liquid out
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped mint
  • 1/2 lemon juiced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves grated or finely minced
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper


Lamb Meatballs

  1. Preheat oven to 375F, line a baking sheet with parchment paper and lightly grease with avocado oil.

  2. In a mixing bowl, add the ground lamb, beaten egg, finely chopped onion, minced garlic, cassava flour, mint, cilantro, cumin powder, sumac powder, salt, and black pepper.

  3. Combine the ingredients until well mixed.

  4. Using a medium sized cookie scoop, scoop the mixture to form meatballs and then line on baking sheet. If you don't have a cookie scoop, make golf ball sized meatballs. You should get around 18 meatballs.

  5. Bake the meatballs for 20 minutes or until cooked through.

  6. Serve with tzatziki sauve and lemon wedges (squeeze lemon before eating)!

Tzatziki Saue

  1. Mix all ingredients in a bowl and refrigerate until ready to use.