Moroccan Meatballs Recipe | Yummly

Moroccan Meatballs

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13Ingredients
25Minutes
480Calories

Ingredients

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  • 1 pound ground lamb
  • 1/4 cup mint leaves (chopped)
  • 1/4 cup currants
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds (toasted and chopped)
  • 2 green onions (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon preserved lemon (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon moroccan seasoning
  • 1 red chili pepper (finely chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • tomato chutney (to serve)
  • 1 1/2 cups couscous
  • 1 pomegranate seeds (removed, strained)
  • 1/4 cup mint leaves
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    Directions

    1. Combine ground lamb, chopped mint, currants, almonds, onion, preserved lemon, Moroccan seasoning and chili pepper in a large bowl. Form heaping tablespoonfuls into balls. Refrigerate 15 mins..
    2. For the minted couscous, place couscous in a heatproof bowl. Add 1 1/2 cups boiling water. Let stand, covered, 5 mins, until liquid is absorbed. Fluff with a fork to separate grains. Stir in pomegranate seeds and mint leaves. Season.
    3. Heat oil in a large skillet on high heat. Cook meatballs 6-7 mins, turning, until golden brown and cooked through. Serve with couscous and chutney.
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    NutritionView More

    480Calories
    Sodium2% DV55mg
    Fat38% DV25g
    Protein39% DV20g
    Carbs15% DV45g
    Fiber12% DV3g
    Calories480Calories from Fat230
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat25g38%
    Saturated Fat8g40%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol55mg18%
    Sodium55mg2%
    Potassium320mg9%
    Protein20g39%
    Calories from Fat230
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate45g15%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Sugars7g14%
    Vitamin A4%
    Vitamin C10%
    Calcium6%
    Iron15%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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