Lamb Meatballs with Spicy Tomato Cream Sauce

Recipe by Kelly M.
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 2-4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • For the meatballs, in a large bowl combine the lamb, breadcrumbs, egg, salt and garam masala and mix well-- use your hands, they work the best!
  • Roll the mixture into 1" meatballs.
  • You should gat about 16 or so.
  • In a large skillet, over medium-high heat, heat olive oil.
  • Add meatballs and fry until browned on all sides.
  • While the meatballs are browning, place tomatoes in a food processor and puree until smooth.
  • Remove meatballs from skillet, leaving drippings in the pan.
  • Set aside.
  • Reduce heat a little, and add the onion to the pan drippings and saute until softened.
  • Add more oil if needed.
  • Add the garlic and saute for 30 seconds.
  • Add the pureed tomatoes, curry powder, cayenne pepper and sugar.
  • Cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly to combine.
  • Add 1 cup of the chicken broth to the skillet.
  • Stir well and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Add half and half, and cook for 3 minutes, stirring well to blend.
  • Mix remaining 1/4 cup chicken broth and flour in a small cup until smooth, and add to skillet.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat, add meatballs, and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Serve over rice.
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