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Giant Feta Stuffed Lamb Meatball

Giant Feta Stuffed Lamb Meatball

Rating
4rating out of 5

(327 reviews from our customers)

Prep Time

30 min

Cuisine

Middle Eastern

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

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

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • 1 red onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/2 cucumber
  • 120g natural yoghurt<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 250g British lamb mince
  • 130g bulgur wheat<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 100g Greek feta cheese<span class="strong">†</span>
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 703 kJ
169 kcal
3008 kJ
721 kcal
Fat
of which saturates
8.3 g
4 g
35.7 g
17.1 g
Carbohydrate
of which sugars
14 g
2.1 g
59.8 g
9.2 g
Fibre 3.3 g 14.2 g
Protein 10.1 g 43.3 g
Salt 0.37 g 1.59 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
1 red onion
red onion
1 garlic clove
garlic
1/2 cucumber
cucumber
120g natural yoghurt
milk
250g British lamb mince
lamb (100%)
130g bulgur wheat
bulgur (wheat gluten)
100g Greek feta cheese
sheep milk(>70%), goat milk(<26.46%), powdered rennet, salt, lactic culture, calcium chloride (CaCl2)
Allergens
  • Allergens highlighted by † (milk, gluten)

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

 

3 Giant Feta Stuffed Lamb Meatball

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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