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Lamb Meatball Stew

with Chickpeas and Tomatoes
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Lamb Meatball Stew

Lamb Meatball Stew - A tasty Middle Eastern dish that's quick to prepare

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Health Score:
9,9 / 10
Difficulty:
very easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
20 min.
Preparation
ready in 35 min.
Ready in
Calories:
559
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

In addition to B vitamins, which are essential for our energy metabolism and nerve functions, minced lamb and chickpeas provide plenty of zinc. This trace element strengthens the immune system.

If you can't find lambchops, simply replace it with minced beef. 

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie559 kcal(27 %)
Protein41 g(42 %)
Fat27 g(23 %)
Carbohydrates35 g(23 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage7.5 g(25 %)
Vitamin A0.4 mg(50 %)
Vitamin D0.9 μg(5 %)
Vitamin E4.9 mg(41 %)
Vitamin B₁0.5 mg(50 %)
Vitamin B₂0.6 mg(55 %)
Niacin18.2 mg(152 %)
Vitamin B₆0.6 mg(43 %)
Folate102 μg(34 %)
Pantothenic acid2.4 mg(40 %)
Biotin15.6 μg(35 %)
Vitamin B₁₂4.7 μg(157 %)
Vitamin C45 mg(47 %)
Potassium906 mg(23 %)
Calcium228 mg(23 %)
Magnesium108 mg(36 %)
Iron6.6 mg(44 %)
Iodine16 μg(8 %)
Zinc8.7 mg(109 %)
Saturated fatty acids9.3 g
Uric acid330 mg
Cholesterol212 mg
Development of this recipe:

Ingredients

for
2
Ingredients
12 ounces
1
2 tablespoons
2 tablespoons
1 bunch
1
small Lemon
8 ounces
Chickpeas (canned, drained)
1 tablespoon
½ teaspoon
14 ounces
How healthy are the main ingredients?
Sour cream
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Skillet, 1 Bowl, 1 Plate, 1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Sieve, 1 Slotted spatula, 1 Can opener, 1 Citrus juicer

Preparation steps

1.
Lamb Meatball Stew preparation step 1

Combine lamb, egg, sour cream and breadcrumbs in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper and mix well.

2.
Lamb Meatball Stew preparation step 2

With moistened hands, form mixture into small balls and place on a plate.

3.
Lamb Meatball Stew preparation step 3

Rinse the scallions, pat dry and finely chop. Squeeze juice from lemon. 

4.
Lamb Meatball Stew preparation step 4

Drain chickpeas in a sieve,, rinse well and drain.

5.
Lamb Meatball Stew preparation step 5

Heat the oil in a pan over medium-high heat and fry the meatballs, stirring occasionally, until golden brown.

6.
Lamb Meatball Stew preparation step 6

Sprinkle cumin seeds over meatballs. Coarsely chop tomatoes and then add to the pan along with the juice. 

7.
Lamb Meatball Stew preparation step 7

Add scallions and chickpeas to pan and bring to a boil. Cook over medium heat until meatballs are cooked through, turning them 2 times, about 12 minutes. Season with salt, pepper, and lemon juice and serve.