Beef and Paprika Meatballs

clock 10 minutes + 30 minutes bowl Serves 5

Ingredients

  • 500g beef mince
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp finely grated lemon rind
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper, to season
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp olive oil
  • Lemon zest, to garnish
  • Mint, to garnish
  • 200g cucumber and mint dip
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Method

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine mince, cumin, coriander, garlic, paprika, oregano, lemon rind and juice. Season with salt and pepper.

  • 2. Roll mixture into teaspoon-sized balls.

  • 3. In a large frying pan, heat oil and cook meatballs in batches until golden and cooked through. Drain on a paper towel.

  • 4. To serve, pile onto a serving platter and garnish with lemon zest and mint. Serve with cucumber and mint dip on the side.

  • Helpful Tip:

  • You can also use lamb mince for this recipe.

  • PER SERVE

  • • Energy 1090Kj • Protein 21g • Total Fat 19g • Saturated Fat 6g • Carbohydrates 1g • Sugars 1g • Sodium 467mg

  • Dietary and nutritional info supplied by NZ Nutrition Foundation.

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