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Sunset reader Michael Furukawa, of Menlo Park, California, gave us this recipe—he suggests also trying it with ground chicken. His version resulted in long sausage-shaped kebabs, but we opted for meatballs—they're easier to handle and don't take long to cook.

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Credit: Alex Farnum

Recipe Summary

total:
30 mins
Yield:
Serves 6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat broiler. Gently mix meat, lemon zest and juice, seasonings, onion, garlic, and bread crumbs in a medium bowl just until combined.

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  • Form meat mixture into 18 balls (about 2 in. each) and slide 3 onto each of 6 metal skewers. Put on a baking sheet and brush with oil.

  • Broil, turning once, until browned and done the way you like, 10 minutes for medium. Serve meatballs with hummus, pita, and green salad.

  • *Find ground sumac, made from tart red edible sumac berries, in the spice aisle of well-stocked grocery stores.

Nutrition Facts

380 calories; calories from fat 62%; protein 27g; fat 26g; saturated fat 9.2g; carbohydrates 8.7g; fiber 0.7g; sodium 545mg; cholesterol 101mg.
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