Almond Panko Crusted Lamb Meatballs
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For lamb lovers, a crunch and juicy Greek lamb meatball.
Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Greek
Serves: 8-10
  • 1 lb ground lamb
  • 2 garlic cloves, pressed
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs
  • ½ cup ground almonds
  • olive oil
  1. In a bowl, combine lamb, garlic, oregano, salt, and pepper - mix well.
  2. Break two eggs in a separate bowl, and mix
  3. In a third bowl, combine the panko and ground almonds - mix.
  4. Add some olive oil to a pan, and heat over medium-high.
  5. Take a scoop of the ground lamb mixture and form into a ball.
  6. Roll lamb ball in the egg and then roll in the panko/almond mixture to coat.
  7. Add to pan.
  8. Repeat until all lamb is used.
  9. Cook for about 5 minutes on each side, or until meat thermometer reads 160F.
  10. When done, place on plate lined with a paper towel to absorb excess oil.
  11. Serve
*Serving is number of meatballs. This will vary based on size.
Recipe by Lemon & Olives at