Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Ti's style Greek Meatball with Tzatziki and Tomato Salad


Ti's style Greek Meatball with Tzatziki and Tomato Salad

# 450g lamb mince
# 1 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano leaves
# 1 cup stale white breadcrumbs
# 2 teaspoons finely-chopped fresh coriander
# 1 egg, lightly beaten
# Salt& Pepper
# 2 tablespoons finely-chopped fresh mint

Combine mince, breadcrumbs, coriander, egg, oregano and mint in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Mix well to combine. Using 1/4 cup mixture at a time, roll into 12 Meatball.
Heat a greased pan on medium heat. Cook meatball, turning occasionally, for 10 to 15 minutes or until cooked through. Remove to a plate. Cover to keep warm.


Tomato Salad

# 250g punnet cherry tomatoes, halved
# 1 Lebanese cucumber, cut into thin sticks
# 1/4 cup mint leaves, shredded
# 1 tablespoon olive oil
# 1 small lemon, juiced

Combine tomatoes, cucumber and mint. Whisk together oil, lemon juice, and salt and pepper. Pour over salad. Serve meatballs with salad, bread and tzatziki.


* 2 x 175g tubs natural no-fat yoghurt
* 2 Lebanese cucumbers, deseeded, grated
* 2 garlic cloves, crushed
* 1 lemon, rind finely grated, juiced
* 1 teaspoon lemon pepper
* 1 teaspoon salt

Combine yoghurt, cucumber, garlic, lemon rind, 1 tablespoon of lemon juice, lemon pepper and salt in a bowl. Cover. Refrigerate until required.

Recipe From Super Food Ideas, revised by Ti

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