Cumin Lamb Meatballs - CAPATRITI

Cumin Lamb Meatballs


The Meatballs

  • 1 lb. ground lamb
  • ¼ onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 1 tbsp. coriander
  • 1 tbsp. salt
  • 1 tbsp. pepper
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 4 cloves garlic, diced
  • 2 tbsp. cumin
  • 2 tbsp. flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp. Capatriti® EVOO

The Sauce

  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 tbsp. mint, diced
  • lemon zest from 1 lemon
  • 1 tbsp. Capatriti® EVOO
  • 1 cucumber, thinly sliced


In a large bowl, mix all ingredients for the meatballs and combine. Roll small, 1-inch balls and place on a pan or sheet.

Cook in pan in batches, to not crowd the pan (approx. 5 minutes on each side or to your preference).

In a small bowl, combine ingredients for the sauce.

Cut cucumber into thin slices.

Top one slice of cucumber with a dollop of sauce and place one meatball on top. Share.


Fast & Easy Skillet Garlic Knots
Panzanella Salad with Green Oil (Basil), Ricotta Salata, Poached Egg
Chili & Herb Infused Feta
Long Roasted Eggplant
Dried Red Chili Olive Oil Infusion
Brussels Sprouts Fried in EVOO