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Spicy Lamb Meatballs in Tomato Sauce Recipe

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Spicy Lamb Meatballs in Tomato Sauce Recipe

Nutritional Info (Per serving):
Calories: 178, Saturated Fat: 2g, Sodium: 275mg, Dietary Fiber: 2g, Total Fat: 7g, Carbs: 13g, Cholesterol: 35mg, Protein: 13g

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Prep Time: 30 mins
Cook Time: 45 mins
Total Time: 1 h 15 mins

1 dash(es) cooking spray, to coat baking sheet 12 ounce(s) lamb, ground 12 ounce(s) turkey, ground, 93% Lean 1 cup(s) bread crumbs, soft whole-wheat 1 large egg white(s) 1 cup(s) onion(s), minced, divided 6 clove(s) garlic, minced, divided 4 tablespoon mint, fresh, chopped, divided 1 teaspoon coriander, ground 1/2 teaspoon cumin, ground 1/2 teaspoon salt, Kosher, divided 1 tablespoon oil, olive, extra virgin 1/2 cup(s) wine, red, table 1/4 teaspoon pepper, cayenne 28 ounce(s) tomatoes, crushed


1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray.

2. Combine lamb, turkey, breadcrumbs, egg white, 1/2 cup onion, half the garlic, 2 tablespoons mint, coriander, cumin and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a large bowl. Gently mix to combine. Shape into 48 little meatballs, about 1 tablespoon each. Place on the prepared baking sheet.

3. Bake the meatballs for 10 minutes. Set aside.

4. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the remaining 1/2 cup onion and cook, stirring, until golden, 3 to 5 minutes.

5. Stir in the remaining garlic, wine, cayenne and the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt. Simmer over medium-low heat until the wine has reduced significantly, 3 to 5 minutes.

6. Add tomatoes, return to a simmer, reduce heat to low and simmer, partially covered, for 20 minutes.

7. Add the meatballs to the sauce and cook until heated through, about 5 minutes. Garnish with the remaining 2 tablespoons mint.

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