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Feta and Olive Meatballs

Rated as 4.6 out of 5 Stars

"These baked, ground lamb meatballs are flavored with feta and green olives."
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Ingredients

20 m servings 185 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat your oven's broiler.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together ground lamb with parsley, onion, feta cheese, green olives, eggs, and Italian seasoning. Shape into 16 meatballs, and place 2 inches apart on a baking sheet.
  3. Broil about 3 inches away from the heat until browned on top. Turn over, and broil on the other side.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 185 calories; 13.7 g fat; 1.5 g carbohydrates; 13.8 g protein; 98 mg cholesterol; 482 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I had 1.25 # ground sirloin. I find it is much less greasy than lamb and comparable flavor. I just finished making a little sample burger and it is delicious. I did add fresh chopped basil, p...

Most helpful critical review

These were way too dry and tough. Good flavor but next time I will add a lot of breadcrumbs to make them soft. Thanks for the recipe though.

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I had 1.25 # ground sirloin. I find it is much less greasy than lamb and comparable flavor. I just finished making a little sample burger and it is delicious. I did add fresh chopped basil, p...

everyone that eats these loves them. I have used lamb, beef, turkey, and combinations of the above as I have them on hand. All were good. I also used the same recipe to make hamburgers that w...

I formed some of mine into strips no tthe balls. Then put it in warmed pita, w/ vegies and cucumber ranch salad dressing. It was a great Guyro filler

Good recipe! I would use kalamata or Greek black olives rather than green olives, but that's just an opinion from a Greek girl!

I first got this recipe from All Recipes a couple of years ago. I fix it frequently, sometimes as meatballs, sometimes as a meat loaf, and sometimes on the grill in pattys. It is always a big ...

I also made small cocktail meatballs. I replaced green olives with Greek Kalamata olives and organo instead of italian seasoning. I also used 1 egg like many reviewers and the consistency was ...

A friend gave us some ground lamb, and this is the only recipe I use for it. I make a mint/yogurt sauce (tzatziki) and fill a pita with meatballs & sauce. So good!! I can't wait for summer to tr...

I like this recipe - I did make three major alterations: lean ground turkey meat, black olives, and sheep's milk feta. (It's what I had on hand.) They still turned out great - a little dry, but...

Wowza! In keeping with other suggestions, I added 1/2 lb ground sirloin, a tsp. of cumin seeds and two cloves of minced garlic. The additional meat took care of the "too much egg" problem and ...