Lamb Meatballs with Grated Beetroot

Henrietta Norton BSc, Dip NT, MBANT, AFMCP Co-founder of Wild Nutrition and Nutritional Therapist.

Ingredients

250g lamb (preferably grass fed), minced
1 beetroot, grated
1 chilli, chopped
1 garlic clove, crushed
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon paprika
2 tablespoons chopped parsley and coriander
25g gluten-free breadcrumbs
1 egg, lightly beaten
Salt and black pepper
For the sauce
200g small cherry tomatoes (whole)
1 red pepper (chop and remove seeds and stalk)
1 red onion, peeled and roughly chopped
Handful of basil, chopped

These meatballs are delicious served with brown rice and steamed cabbage.

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking Tine: 45 minutes
Serves 2

Method:

Preheat oven to 200C. Combine all of the meatball ingredients together in a mixing bowl using a fork and season with salt and pepper.

Place on a baking tray and bake in the oven for 10 minutes.

Roast the tomatoes, pepper and onion in the oven for 25 minutes.

Leave to cool and pulse in a food processor.

Transfer to a saucepan over a low heat and then add the meatballs to the sauce and cook for 5 minutes on a low heat.

Serve the chopped basil on top.

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