Giant Feta Stuffed Lamb Meatball

Giant Feta Stuffed Lamb Meatball

Rating
4.00rating out of 5

(327 reviews from our customers)

Prep Time

30 min

Cuisine

Middle Eastern

Use within

4-5 days

This Greek inspired gigantic lamb meatball is stuffed with creamy, salty feta. Sat atop a traditional tzatziki yoghurt with a caramelised onion and bulgur wheat base. It's a big boss meatball, not for the faint hearted!

Prep Time

30 min

Cuisine

Middle Eastern

Use within

4-5 days

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In Your Box
Ingredients for 2 people (double for 4)
bulgur-wheat
150g pilavlik bulgur †
Feta-cheese
100g Greek Feta Cheese Cypressa †
garlic-clove
1 garlic clove
British Lamb mince2
300g British lamb mince
Natural-yoghurt
120g organic natural yoghurt †
cucumber
1/2 cucumber
Red-onion
1 red onion
You Will Need
Olive oil, pepper, salt, sugar

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • 130g bulgur wheat<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 100g Greek feta cheese<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 250g British lamb mince
  • 120g natural yoghurt<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1/2 cucumber
  • 1 red onion
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 668 kJ
160 kcal
2874 kJ
688 kcal
Fat
of which saturates
7.5 g
4 g
32.1 g
17.1 g
Carbohydrate
of which sugars
13.7 g
2 g
59.1 g
8.6 g
Fibre 3.1 g 13.4 g
Protein 10.3 g 44.2 g
Salt 0.38 g 1.64 g
*Gousto’s nutritional information only applies to ingredients supplied by Gousto. The cooking process and additional ingredients added at home (listed under “What you’ll need”) will affect total values.
Ingredients contain
130g bulgur wheat
wheat (gluten)
100g Greek feta cheese
sheep milk, goat milk, powdered rennet, salt, lactic culture, cacl2
1 garlic clove
250g British lamb mince
120g natural yoghurt
milk
1/2 cucumber
1 red onion
Allergens
  • Allergens highlighted by † (wheat, milk)

In addition to the recipe specific allergen information provided, due to production and packing methods Gousto boxes may also contain low levels of the following allergens: Cereals containing gluten; Crustaceans; Eggs; Fish; Peanuts; Soya; Milk; Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews ,pecan nuts ,brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts; Celery; Sesame; Sulphur dioxide and Sulphites; Lupin; Molluscs; Mustard.

Cooking Instructions
Instructions for 2 people (double for 4)
1 Giant Feta Stuffed Lamb Meatball

Boil a kettle

Preheat the oven to 200°C/ 180°C (fan)/ 400°F/ Gas 6

Add the bulgur to a pot with plenty of boiled water and a pinch of salt and cook over a high heat for 10-15 min or until tender with a slight bite, then drain and return to the pot

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Chop or crumble the feta cheese into small pieces

Add the lamb mince to a bowl and season generously with salt and pepper

 

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Divide the lamb mince into 2 [4] portions

Divide the feta into 2 [4] portions

Press each portion of lamb mince into the palm of your hand and push the feta into the middle

Seal up the outside with mince to form a sealed meatball

 

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Heat a pan (preferably non-stick) with a drizzle of olive oil over a medium heat

Add the lamb meatballs to the pan and cook on each side for 4-5 min or until they're browned all over

Transfer the meatballs to a baking tray (use tin foil to avoid mess!) and put them in the oven until you're ready to serve, approx. 10-15 min (keep the pan for later)

 

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Meanwhile, peel and thinly slice the red onion[s]

Peel and finely chop (or grate) the garlic 

Grate the cucumber and squeeze out any liquid with your hands

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Return the pan to a medium heat, keeping any leftover lamb juice

Add the onion and 1 tsp [2 tsp] sugar and cook 4-5 min or until softened

Once softened, remove the pan from the heat, add the cooked, drained bulgur and mix through - this is your red onion bulgur

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Meanwhile, combine the yoghurtcucumber, 1 tbsp [2 tbsp] olive oil and garlic in a mixing bowl

Season with salt and pepper - this is your tzatziki 

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Spoon the tzatziki over the red onion bulgur

Place the cooked giant meatballs on top

Enjoy!

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