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lamb meatball recipes

Healthy Lamb Meatball Recipe

  • Author: Mary Voogt, NTP (Contributing Writer)
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 30 meatballs 1x
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Sauted
  • Cuisine: Greek
  • Diet: Gluten Free


Nutrient-dense, kid-friendly lamb meatballs.




  • 2 lbs. ground lamb
  • 1 pastured egg
  • 1/4 c. quick oats
  • 1/4 c. milk or milk substitute
  • 2 tsp. desiccated liver
  • 1/4 c. non-fortified nutritional yeast
  • 1 tsp. unrefined sea salt (Use the code kitchenstewardship for 15% off of your first purchase)
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. onion powder
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1 tsp. dried parsley
  • 1 tsp. greens powder (optional)
  • 1 Tbs. olive oil (use the code STEWARDSHIP for 10% off at that site!), avocado oil, tallow, or lard for cooking


  • 1 c. lamb, beef, or chicken bone broth
  • 1/2 c. milk or milk substitute
  • 1/2 tsp. unrefined sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. onion powder

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  1. In a large bowl combine all of the meatball ingredients and mix well with hands.
  2. Form into 1 1/2″ balls.
  3. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Add the oil, and brown the meatballs in the hot skillet, turning every few minutes until brown on all sides.
  5. Add the sauce ingredients, bring to a boil, and simmer until thickened and reduced, about 10 minutes.
  6. Serve plain or over rice, noodles, potatoes, or root veggies.


  1.  Any ground meat will work in place of or combined with the lamb.
  2.  Adjust herbs/spices to your liking.


  • Serving Size: 5 meatballs
  • Calories: 397
  • Sugar: 2g
  • Sodium: 643mg
  • Fat: 16g
  • Saturated Fat: 5g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 3g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Protein: 50g
  • Cholesterol: 176mg

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