Greek Lamb Meatballs Recipe

14/08/2014 17:03 | Updated 20 May 2015

Greek lamb meatballs recipe

Greek lamb meatballs recipe By ,

This easy meatball recipe is a great dinner idea that can be whipped up in less than 30 minutes. Leave out the chilli if your kids aren't fans of spicy food.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time:10 minutes

Serves: 4


170g TOTAL 0% Greek yoghurt

250g extra lean lamb mince

1 egg

50g fresh white breadcrumbs

2 tsp dried oregnao

1 red chilli, finely chopped

2 cloves garlic, crushed

Spray oil

1 large red onion, very thinly sliced egg

Juice of 1 lemon

1 tsp caster sugar

100g radishes, coarsely grated and squeezed to remove excess water

A pinch of sugar

4 large wholemeal wraps

Head Cos lettuce, sliced

200g baby plum tomatoes, sliced

100g pitted black olives, sliced


1. In a large bowl mix together the lamb, egg, breadcrumbs, oregano, chilli and 1 garlic clove. Shape into 20 small balls.

2. Heat a large frying pan and spray with oil, add the lamb balls and cook for 8-10 minutes, turning until deep golden and cooked through.

3. Meanwhile, mix together the onion, half the lemon juice and sugar in a bowl. Set aside for 10 minutes and drain off any liquid.

4. For the radish tzatziki: In a separate bowl mix together the remaining lemon juice, garlic, radishes and yoghurt. Season with a pinch of sugar, salt and pepper and set aside.

5. Warm the wraps, then top each with lettuce, tomatoes, olives, cooked meatballs, onions and radish tzatziki.

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