Recipes

Lamb Meatballs with Walnut Romesco

Lamb Meatballs with Walnut Romesco
  • Yield: 8 Servings
  • Prep Time: 15 Mins.
  • Cook Time: 20 Mins.
  • Savory lamb meatballs served with a classic walnut-based romesco sauce.

Ingredients

  • Meatballs:

  • 2 pounds ground lamb
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • Romesco:

  • 12 ounces jar of roasted red peppers, drained
  • 3/4 cup Fisher® Walnut Halves & Pieces
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Directions

  1. Prepare the meatballs: Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. In a small bowl combine milk with bread crumbs and stir.
  3. In a large bowl add lamb, eggs and thyme, stirring until combined.
  4. Stir in bread and milk mixture, salt and pepper.
  5. Form meatballs into golf ball-sized balls, approximately 1.5” to 2” in diameter, and space evenly on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  6. Bake until golden brown and no longer pink on the inside, about 15 minutes.
  7. Prepare the romesco sauce:Combine all ingredients in food processor and blend until smooth.

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