Grecian Lamb Balls

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by GinnyP

Another original from Melissa Diane Smith's book, "Going Against the Grain". I make this just as she wrote it. They're delicious and freeze well.

Top Review by nightship538

Very authentic-tasting and easy to make. I did not have parsley, so I used cilantro and only about a half-teaspoon cinnamon. The lemon juice really enhances the flavor of lamb! Serve with french fries for an authentic "grecian" meal.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a bowl, knead together the lamb, garlic, parsley, oregano or mint, and cinnamon until they are well mixed.
  3. Form into 1-inch meatballs and place in a baking dish.
  4. Bake for 20 to 30 minutes until done to your liking.
  5. Sprinkle with sea salt and lemon juice just before serving.
  6. Variation: For Dill Lamb Balls; Substitute 2 tsp dried dill for the oregano or mint and omit the cinnamon.

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