Moroccan Beef and Lamb Meatballs
The most tender, juicy, and flavorful meatballs you’ll ever have. It’s an easy recipe that delivers an incredibly delicious dish with traditional Moroccan flair.
Servings Prep Time
4servings 15minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
4servings 15minutes
Cook Time
  • 1/2lb extra lean ground beef(96/4)
  • 1/2lb lean ground lamb
  • 1medium oniongrated
  • 2tsp paprika
  • 1 1/2tsp ground cumin
  • 1tsp salt
  • 1/4tsp black pepper
  • 1/4cup parsleyfinely chopped
  • 1/4cup cilantrofinely chopped
  • 1/4cup fresh mintfinely chopped
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper and mist with nonfat cooking spray.
  2. In a bowl, combine all ingredients, mixing well with hands. Form meat mixture into 20 1” meatballs. Place meatballs on baking sheet, and place in oven. Bake for about 18-22 minutes, or until meatballs are cooked through and no longer pink in the middle.
Recipe Notes

OPTIONAL: Serve on a whole wheat pita with tzatziki sauce (my version can be found HERE) and some cucumber tomato salad (my version HERE).

Entire recipe makes 4 servings
Serving size is 5 meatballs
Each serving = 5 Smart Points

PER SERVING: 210 calories; 8g fat; 2g saturated fat; 0g carbohydrates; 0g sugar; 0g fiber; 23g protein