The Meatbahhl

  • prep time20 min
  • total time 40 min
  • serves 10 - 20

Recipe courtesy of Keli Schneider and Trisha Soria of Miami Meatballers.

3 Ratings
Directions for: The Meatbahhl


⅓ cup onion, minced

1 large clove garlic, minced

1 ½ tsp olive oil

½ tsp dried mint

½ tsp salt

¼ tsp allspice

1 pinch cinnamon

1 ½ lb(s) ground lamb

1 cup breadcrumbs

1 large egg

¼ cup pine nuts

¼ cup raisins

½ cup white sesame seeds

½ cup black sesame seeds

½ cup chicken stock

orzo pasta or rice (optional)


1. Preheat oven to 400ºF. Coat a large baking dish with cooking spray.

2. In a small non-stick skillet on low heat, cook the onion and garlic in oil until soft and translucent.

3. Transfer mixture to a bowl and stir in mint, salt, allspice, and cinnamon. Add lamb, breadcrumbs, egg, pine nuts and raisins. Using a scooper, form the meatballs and set aside on a baking dish.

4. Mix the black and white sesame seeds together in a second pan then roll the meatballs around in the sesame seed mixture until evenly coated and return them to the baking dish.

5. Add chicken stock to baking dish. Bake for 20 minutes or until juices run clear and internal temperature reaches 160ºF. Serve over orzo pasta or rice (optional).

See more: Comfort Food, Eggs/Dairy, Lamb, Nuts


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