Stuffed Lamb Meatballs

Recipe Information

Total Time: 

25 minutes



Stuffed with blue cheese, fresh herbs, hazelnuts and dried cranberries, these simple meatballs are a true delight.


  • 2 pounds ground lamb
  • 1/2 cup hazelnuts, roasted and chopped
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh sage, chopped
  • 2 ounces blue cheese, crumbled
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. In a large mixing bowl combine lamb, hazelnuts, cranberries, rosemary, sage, bleu cheese, salt and pepper. Mix well. Form mix into about 16 meatballs.
  2. Place meatballs on a greased sheet pan, spray tops with cooking oil spray and bake in preheated oven for about 15 minutes, or until a meat thermometer registers and internal temperature of 155°F.

Serving Suggestion

Serve with buttered egg noodles or rice pilaf and your favorite vegetable side dish. You can serve this dish with marinara sauce or brown gravy.

Nutritional Information

Per Serving: 558 calories, 45g fat, 117mg cholesterol, 10g carbohydrates, 2g dietary fiber, 28g protein, 385 mg sodium