Spiced Meatballs with Yogurt Sauce

Spiced Meatballs with Yogurt Sauce
Spiced Meatballs with Yogurt Sauce
  • prep: 1 hr
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Summary

    Yogurt turns surprisingly velvety and decadent when cooked with cornstarch and egg yolks. Serve it over meatballs seasoned with a combo of cinnamon, cumin, and cilantro--and you've got an updated Turkish kofta. Top it with red-pepper flakes and sumac (a lemony Middle Eastern spice) for an energetic lift.

    Ingredients

    • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
    • 1 large onion, chopped
    • 6 large cloves garlic, 3 minced, 3 sliced
    • Coarse salt
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs
    • 1 1/4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
    • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
    • 1 large egg, plus 3 large yolks
    • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro, plus more for serving
    • 1 1/2 cups plain whole-milk yogurt
    • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
    • Cooked rice, for serving
    • Ground sumac and red-pepper flakes, for serving

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 488 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 40 g 61.23%
    • Saturated Fat: 13 g 67.24%
    • Trans Fat: 2 g %
    • Cholesterol: 93 mg 31%
    • Sodium: 130 mg 5.41%
    • Calcium: 106 mg 10.59%
    • Potassium: 389 mg 11.11%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 13.94%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 10 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 1.5%
    • Sugar: 3 g
    • Protein: 21 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 3.48%
    • Vitamin C 1.19%
    • Vitamin D 1.16%
    • * 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 Meat3
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total3 oz-eq

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