Feta cheese meatballs

Juicy lamb meatballs with tomato pasta.

Recipe from: April 2010
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes


  • 1 kg Lamb mince
  • 2 feta rounds (1/2 cup) feta crumbled
  • 2 cups fresh breadcrumbs
  • 5 garlic cloves, crushed
  • Juice and grated rind of 1 lemon
  • 1 tbsn oregano
  • 1 egg
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • For the Tomato sauce
  • 2 Red Onions, finely chopped
  • 2 Garlic Cloves, Finely sliced
  • 2 Cans Chopped Tomatoes
  • 1/2 tsp Thyme
  • 2 tsp Sugar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Servings: Change Serving


For the meatballs

Preheat oven to 180ºC.

In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients well. Take small handfuls of the mixture and form meatballs to your preference. Spray a wire rack with non-stick spray and place in a roasting pan. Place the meatballs on top and bake for 15 minutes.

For the sauce

In a saucepan, fry the onion and garlic until soft and translucent. Add the tomatoes, thyme, sugar and seasoning and allow to reduce for 15 minutes.

Serve with cooked pasta.

For more of Ally R's delicous recipes, read her blog.

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