Lamb meatballs with mint pesto.

Lamb Meatballs with Mint Pesto

Rich and flavourful, a great alternative to your standard meatball.

Servings 4 people


  • 1 lb ground lamb turkey or chicken
  • 1 tsp. each of sea salt pepper, garlic powder, oregano
  • 1 egg whisked
  • 4 medium zucchini
  • 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • Pesto:
  • 2 packed cups of mint leaves
  • 1/3 cup walnuts
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 lemon juiced
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon zest
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt


  1. Directions:
  2. Preheat oven to 350F. Combine lamb and spices in a mixing bowl. Add in egg & stir in evenly. Form mixture into golf ball-sized pieces. Place on parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake for 25 mins. Serve with mint pesto.
  3. Pesto: Pulse mint & walnuts in food processor. Add oil, lemon juice, lemon zest & salt. Blend until smooth.

Recipe Notes

You can also replace the Lamb with TVP (textured vegetable protein) 

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