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Child Dipping Spiced Meatball in Mint Yogurt Sauce
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Spiced Meatballs

Lamb mince, spices & spinach are mixed together and then formed into balls to make theses deliciously spiced meatballs. 
Course Main Meal
Cuisine Indian Inspired
Keyword Meatballs, Spiced Meatballs
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 21 Meatballs
Calories 80kcal

Ingredients

  • 30g (½ cup) - fresh breadcrumbs
  • 1 ½ tablespoons milk
  • 500g (1lb) minced lamb (ground lamb)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 garlic clove ,minced
  • 1 tsp ginger ,minced
  • 2 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 cup (35g) spinach leaves ,finely chopped after measuring
  • 2 tablespoons coriander (cilantro), leaves and stems ,finely chopped
  • ½ tsp salt *
  • ½ tablespoon oil ,for cooking

Instructions

  • Pre heat oven to 200c / 390f
  • Soak the breadcrumbs in milk and set aside
  • Place all ingredients (apart from the oil), in a large mixing bowl. Mix with your hand or wooden spoon until fully mixed together.
  • Measure out 1 heaped tablespoon of the mixture and roll into a ball, repeat until the mixture in used up. (should make around 21 meatballs) Place the balls onto a rack set over a tray. This helps keeps the balls round and allows the meatballs to brown on the underside too. Spray with oil then bake for 20 mins
  • Place the balls onto a rack set over a tray. This helps keeps the balls round and allows the meatballs to brown on the underside too. Spray (or brush) with oil and bake for 20 mins.
  • Serve with a mint yogurt dip

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Notes

*Do not add salt if making for a baby. You can remove your baby's portion and then season the remaining mixture. 
Nutritional values are a ROUGH estimate only, calculated using an online calculator. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 80kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 27mg | Potassium: 71mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 173IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1mg