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October 28, 2023

Herb American Lamb Meatballs with a Horseradish Dipping Sauce


Recipe Provided By
"Lindsey Eats"
Prep Time

15 MIN

Cook Time

15 MIN

Total Time

30 MIN



Herb American Lamb Meatballs with a Horseradish Dipping Sauce


For the Lamb:

  • 1 pound American Ground Lamb
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/3 cup parsley, (finely chopped)
  • 1/3 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 small grated onion, (about 2 tablespoons)
  • 1/2 of a lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon dill, (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili flakes
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Horseradish Dipping Sauce:

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons chives, (finely chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon horseradish
  • 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Preheat your oven to 425 degrees F.  Finely chop your ingredients and

onions. In a bowl with your American Ground Lamb, add in all your lamb

seasonings, spices and herbs. Mix really well and set aside at room


In the meantime; in a bowl, mix your mayo, sour cream, chives,

horseradish, white wine vinegar and salt and pepper. Mix well and set

in the fridge.

Next, line a baking sheet with parchment paper (optional to add

baking oil spray) and take a small ice cream scooper or tablespoon and

scoop your meatballs. Shape in your hand as a ball and place on the

baking sheet - it makes about 15-16 meatballs.

Bake for 10 minutes and broil on high for the last 5 minutes, all in the

top rack of your oven. Serve with your horseradish sauce.

USDA recommends the following time and temperature parameters

Ground Lamb

Internal temperature of 160°F

All Other Cuts

Internal temperature of 145°F, with a 3 minute rest

American Lamb Meatballs
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