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Lamb Bites with Potato Crostini

Everything you love about lamb in one perfect bite! Mint, cumin, garlic and lamb top a crispy potato slice. Finish it all off with the best Greek sauce I’ve ever tasted, courtesy of my name twin Jenni over at whipandwander.com, and you have an appetizer fit for any occasion!

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Lamb Bites on Potato Crostini

These tasty gourmet meatballs make the best appetizers!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: greek
Keyword: lamb, potato
Servings: 16
Calories: 125kcal

Ingredients

  • 2-3 russet potatoes cut into 1/2" slices
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb ground lamb
  • 1 shallot grated
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp coriander
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 cup fresh mint chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley chopped
  • 1 egg

Instructions

  • Heat oven to 375°F. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and drizzle with olive oil.
  • Spread out the potato slices onto the baking sheet. Brush the slices with the olive oil. Bake for 20 minutes.
  • Remove the potato slices from the oven and flip. Continue to bake for 10 more minutes.
  • While the potatoes are baking, using your hands, mix together the lamb, shallot, garlic, cumin, coriander, salt, pepper, mint, parsley and egg until thoroughly combined.
  • Roll the lamb mixture into tablespoon sized balls. You should get about 16 meatballs.
  • When you pull the potatoes from the oven, adjust oven to 425°F.
  • Top each potato slice with one meatball. Bake for 10 - 13 minutes or until when pierced, clear juice runs from the meatball.
  • Top with Whip and Wander's Whipped Feta and enjoy!!

Nutrition

Calories: 125kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 169mg | Potassium: 204mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 158IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1mg

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