Everyone loves meatballs! These meatballs are just as easy to make as everyday meatballs, but they’re extra special; unexpected spices add subtle flavor complexity to this classic gluten free cocktail-party favorite. Make more than you think you’ll need because there is no such thing as enough meatballs. Plus, you can freeze extra for future snacking!
Spiced Lamb Mini Meatballs Gluten-Free Recipe
- 1 pound ground lamb
- 1/4 cup finely grated or finely chopped yellow onion
- 1/2 cup gluten-free panko breadcrumbs or regular breadcrumbs
- 2 cloves garlic grated
- 3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
- 1 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/2 teaspoon allspice
- 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon cumin
- 1 egg, lightly beaten
- 3 tablespoons canola or grapeseed oil, plus more as needed
Combine the lamb, onion, breadcrumbs, garlic, mint, salt, allspice, cinnamon, cumin, and egg in a large bowl and mix with your hands until well combined. Shape into 1-inch meatballs and reserve on a tray until all the meatballs are formed.
In a large skillet over medium-high heat, warm the oil. Working in batches, cook the meatballs, turning often, until browned on all sides and cooked through, 4 to 5 minutes. Drain on paper towels and keep warm until use.
Photography Sidney Bensimon
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