Makes 12–16 meatballs
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern and Asian cultures enjoy kofta made with ground/minced meat or bean and seasonings. This version is made with lamb but you can substitute ground beef or turkey with delicious results.
1 pound ground lamb
¼ cup minced onion or shallot
1 teaspoon curry powder or tandoori spice or garam masala
1 teaspoon ground coriander
1 teaspoon minced garlic ½ teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
1 tablespoon olive or coconut oil (for sautéing)
1. Mix ground meat, minced onion, spices and cilantro until well blended.
2. Shape into 1-inch meatballs
3. Sauté meatballs in olive or coconut oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat for approximately 10 minutes, turning to brown on all sides. Or bake meatballs in a preheated oven at 400 degrees for 20 minutes.