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Oregano Lamb Meatballs with Quinoa Salad

2020-08-17 | By: Snap Fitness

INGREDIENTS

  • 400 g Lamb Mince
  • 2½ cup Cooked Quinoa
  • 1 whole Egg
  • ½ whole Onion
  • 4 clove Garlic
  • 1 tsp Oregano
  • 1 can Chopped Tomato
  • 1 cup Spinach
  • 1 cup Cherry Tomatoes
  • 1 small Cucumber
  • 1 small Capsicum
  • ½ whole Lemon
  • 1 serve Salt and Pepper
  • 1 serve Basil Leaves
  • 1 tsp Thyme

METHOD

Step 1

Mince garlic and finely dice onion, oregano and thyme.

Step 2

Place half the garlic, all of the onion, herbs, lamb mince and egg in a bowl and mix well with hands. Season with a little salt and pepper and mix again.

Step 3

Roll into tablespoon size balls.

Step 4

Spray a little olive oil in a frypan and place over medium heat.

Step 5

Add meatballs when the pan is hot and cook until brown all over.

Step 6

Remove meatballs from the pan and place to the side.

Step 7

Add remainder of garlic to the pan and cook for 1 minute. Pour chopped tomatoes into the pan and cooked for 3 minutes.

Step 8

Add meatballs back to the pan along with chopped basil leaves and cook for 6-8 minutes or until no longer pink in the middle.

Step 9

Cook quinoa as per packet instructions.

Step 10

Make a simple side salad with quinoa, spinach, cherry tomatoes, cucumber and capsicum. Squeeze lemon juice over the top.

Step 11

Serve meatballs with lemon quinoa side salad.

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