Recipe Information Total Time: 25 minutes Servings: 4-6
Stuffed with blue cheese, fresh herbs, hazelnuts and dried cranberries, these simple meatballs are a true delight.
2 pounds ground lamb
1/2 cup hazelnuts, roasted and chopped
1/2 cup dried cranberries, chopped
1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped
2 tablespoons fresh sage, chopped
2 ounces blue cheese, crumbled
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons pepper
Preheat oven to 350°F. In a large mixing bowl combine lamb, hazelnuts, cranberries, rosemary, sage, blue cheese, salt and pepper. Mix well. Form mix into about 16 meatballs.
Place meatballs on a greased sheet pan, spray tops with cooking oil spray and bake in preheated oven for about 15 minutes, or until a meat thermometer registers and internal temperature of 155°F.
These meatballs can be an appetizer or a main dish. As a main dish, serve with buttered egg noodles or rice pilaf and your favorite vegetable side dish. You can top this dish with a brown butter sauce or your choice of gravy.