Lamb Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

Adapted from Cooking Light.

Yield: 4 servings
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  • 2 cup(s) water
  • 1 cup(s) uncooked bulgur (wheat)
  • 1 cup(s) italian parsley (flat leaf) finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoon(s) fresh dill finely chopped
  • 3/4 teaspoon(s) kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) black pepper
  • 10 ounce(s) ground lamb
  • 2 whole(s) egg whites
  • 2 clove(s) garlic minced
  • 1 whole(s) jar of Rao's marinara sauce


  1. 1. Soak bulgur in 2 cu ps of water for 2 minutes. Then drain through a fine sieve or strainer.

  2. 2. Combine bulgur with the rest of the ingredients except the marinara sauce. Cover and chill for 30 minutes. Shape the mixture into small (about 1") meatballs (it should yield about 18). Cover and chill again for 30 minutes.

  3. 3. Heat the marinara sauce in a saute pan or dutch oven until simmering. Add the meatballs, cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Turn the meatballs, cover and simmer another 10 minutes or until cooked through.

October 2013

This recipe is a personal recipe added by CKSchirmeier and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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