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Spicy Lamb meatball recipe. Easy dinner idea or wine party appetizer recipe.

Spicy Lamb Meatballs

A great recipe for your next party appetizer. Great for a wine tasting party.
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 229kcal


  • 1 pound ground lamb
  • 1 teaspoon Cayenne pepper
  • 1 clove Garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon Thyme dried
  • 1 Tablespoon Mustard
  • 1/2 Cup Panko bread crumbs
  • 1/2 Cup Italian bread crumbs
  • 3/4 Cup Milk
  • 1 large Egg
  • 1 teaspoon Salt


  • Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Add a little more milk if needed for consistency. Mix well. Shape the mixture into 1-inch balls, and place them on a greased baking sheet 1 inch apart. Cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  • Preheat the oven to 350° F. Bake the meatballs for 15 to 20 minutes, or until they are no longer pink in the center. Remove, and serve immediately. Makes 30 meatballs.


Serving idea: With toothpicks and served on a bed of arugula for color.


Calories: 229kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 67mg | Sodium: 492mg | Potassium: 194mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 201IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 2mg