1 cup FAGE Total 0%, 2% or 5% or FAGE BestSelf Plain
1 medium cucumber, peeled, deseeded, and minced
1 clove garlic, minced
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon fresh mint, chopped
1 tablespoon fresh dill, chopped
Salt to taste
1-pound ground lamb
1 small onion, minced or grated
¼ cup breadcrumbs or panko
1 large egg
2 cloves garlic, minced
½ cup fresh cilantro, chopped
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon ground coriander
1 teaspoon paprika
2 teaspoons salt
½ teaspoon pepper
Oil for cooking
Cucumber, diced (optional)
Tomato, diced (optional)
- In a medium bowl, combine Greek yogurt, cucumber, garlic, lemon juice, mint, dill, and salt. Set aside while making meatballs.
- In a large bowl, combine lamb, onion, breadcrumbs, egg, garlic, cilantro, cumin, coriander, paprika, salt, and pepper. Mix well. Measure 2 tablespoons and roll into balls. Repeat with the remainder of the meat mixture.
- Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat, add oil and cook meatballs until cooked through, about 10 minutes. Serve immediately with Tzatziki, pita bread, cucumber, and tomato.