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Spiced Beef and Lentil Meatballs

Prep Time: 20 Minutes

Total time: 50 Minutes

Servings: 12-14 meatballs

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Ingredients

Directions

Nutrition

Ingredients

    ¾ lb (341 g) lean ground beef

    1 cup (250 ml) cooked green lentils

    ½ cup (125 ml) finely chopped onion

    2 garlic cloves, minced

    ½ cup (125 ml) bread crumbs

    1 large egg, lightly beaten

    1 tsp (5 ml) dried thyme

    1 tsp (5 ml) dried oregano

    1 tsp (5 ml) salt

    ½ tsp (2 ml) ground black pepper

    3 Tbsp (45 ml) canola oil


Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400*F.
  2. Combine all of the ingredients (except oil) in a large bowl and gently mix until combined.
  3. Form into golf ball sized meatballs, about 1 ½ inches in diameter. Arrange on a tray. Should make about 12-14 meatballs.
  4. Set a large skillet over medium-high heat and add the oil. Let it warm for 30 seconds. Add half of the meatballs and brown on all sides. Remove to a paper towel lined plate. Repeat with remaining meatballs.
  5. Arrange meatballs on a parchment-lined baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes, or until thermometer reads an internal temperature of 160F.