Lamb Meatballs with Tomato-Mint Cream
Lamb Meatballs with Tomato-Mint Cream
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    These lamb meatballs, a favorite of diners at chef John LaFemina's Apizz restaurant, are baked instead of fried for a more tender and juicy result.

    Ingredients

    • Tomato-Mint Sauce
    • 2 pounds ground lamb
    • 3 cups cubed crusty white Italian bread, crusts removed, dipped in water
    • 1/2 cup chopped onion
    • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
    • 1 large egg
    • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
    • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint, plus 1/4 cup for garnish
    • 2 tablespoons coarse salt
    • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano
    • Pinch of freshly ground black pepper
    • 1/2 cup heavy cream
    • 2 tablespoons creme fraiche
    • 2 tablespoons sugar

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 538 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 44 g 68.43%
    • Saturated Fat: 21 g 105.1%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 139 mg 46.24%
    • Sodium: 2136 mg 89.02%
    • Calcium: 100 mg 10.02%
    • Potassium: 394 mg 11.26%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 13.76%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 6 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 1.07%
    • Sugar: 4 g
    • Protein: 28 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 9.43%
    • Vitamin C 4.87%
    • Vitamin D 4.25%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat7
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat4
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total4 oz-eq

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