Herbed Meatballs with Garlicky Yogurt

  • Servings: 4

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  • 3/4 pound ground pork
  • 3/4 pound ground lamb
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Pecorino Romano cheese
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped mint
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped dill
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 cup full-fat plain yogurt, at room temperature
  • 1 small garlic clove, very finely chopped 

How to make this recipe

  1. In a medium bowl, combine the pork, lamb, Pecorino, mint and dill with 1/2 teaspoon of salt and 1/4 teaspoon of pepper. Mix with your hands until combined, then shape the meat into 1-inch balls.

  2. Heat the oil in a large, heavy skillet. Add the meatballs and cook over moderate heat, turning occasionally, until browned and firm, about 15 minutes.

  3. Mix the yogurt and garlic, season with salt and pepper and spoon onto a serving platter. Top with the meatballs and serve immediately.

Contributed By Published November 2001

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