Tahini and lamb spaghetti

4 servings Prep: 25 mins, Cooking: 30 mins

By Food24 June 08 2018
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Ingredients (19)

2 spring onions — chopped
20 g chopped
2 garlic — cloves
½ green chilli
2.5 ml salt
500 g lamb mince — or beef if you prefer
20 ml za'atar spice
10 ml fresh chillies — 573
500 ml brussel sprouts — halved
for the pasta:
250 g pasta — spaghetti
60 ml tahini paste
60 ml lemon juice
250 ml cream
½ green chilli
1 garlic — crushed
salt and freshly ground black pepper
60 ml pine nuts — toasted
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For the meatballs, combine the spring onions, mint, garlic, chili and salt in a food processor and blend until fine.

Combine it with the mince and Za’atar and form into 20 meatballs.

Heat the oil in a large pan over medium heat.

Fry the meatballs, in batches, for 6 mins.

Turn them over and fry for a further 5-6 mins until cooked through.

Remove the meatballs with a slotted spoon, add the Brussels sprouts and fry 5-6 mins until tender.

Season it to taste.

For the pasta, cook the spaghetti in salted boiling water until al dente, 10-12 mins.


Add the tahini paste and lemon juice to a pot over medium heat.

Cook for 1 minute, whisk in the cream, chili and garlic and simmer, 2 mins.

Add the pasta and season it to taste.

To serve, add a portion of pasta to each serving dish and top it off with the Brussels sprouts and meatballs.

Scatter some pine nuts and mint on top.

 For a dairy-free alternative, simply replace the cream with coconut cream.



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