Meatball, Cucumber & Mint Skewers Recipe

  • 2 lbs. Ground Lamb
  • 1 Yellow Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 2 Garlic Cloves, Finely Chopped
  • Zest of 2 Lemons
  • ½ C Parsley, Finely Chopped
  • 3 tsp Cumin 
  • 2 tsp Dried Oregano
  • ½ tsp Salt & Pepper
  • ¼ tsp Cayenne
  • 1 English Cucumber, ¼ inch Slices
  • Chopped Mint for Garnish
  • Greek Yogurt
  • Smoked Paprika for Garnish
  • 1/2 cup gribiche sauce
  • Skewers, Soaked in Water for at least 15 min
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F
  • Add lamb, onion, garlic, lemon zest, parsley, cumin, oregano, cayenne, s&p into a bowl. Mix together and roll into 2 T sized balls with your hands, placing them on a parchment lined baking tray
  • Transfer to the oven and bake for 15-20 min or until meatballs are crisp and cooked through on the inside
  • Meanwhile, chop up the mint and slice the cucumbers and reserve
  • Place a dollop of the Greek yogurt onto the serving plate 
  • Once meatballs are finished cooking and somewhat cool, start skewering them with the cucumbers, garnish with mint and smoked paprika

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