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Lamb, cherry and pine nut meatballs

Ingredients

Preparation method

  1. In a large bowl, mix together the minced lamb, onion, garlic, sour cherries, pine nuts, paprika, allspice and cumin. Add the egg white and mix again. Stir in the chopped fresh herbs and season, to taste, with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

  2. Using your hands, shape the mixture into golf ball-sized balls.

  3. Heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the meatballs over a medium heat a few at a time, turning occasionally, for ten minutes, or until golden-brown on all sides and completely cooked through.

  4. Serve the meatballs hot or at room temperature.

Less than 30 mins preparation time

10 to 30 mins cooking time

Serves 12 as a canapé

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