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Harissa Lamb Meatballs with Garlic Mint Yogurt

Harissa Lamb Meatballs with Garlic Mint Yogurt

Harissa-spiced lamb meatballs with parsley, panko and garlic are paired with a zesty, herbaceous garlic mint yogurt sauce for an easy, delicious dinner.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Main Course
Servings 4


For the Harissa Lamb Meatballs

  • 1 lb ground lamb
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp harissa seasoning or paste I have only tested this recipe using Simply Organic Harissa Seasoning
  • 1/2 cup panko
  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley (stem and leaves)
  • 4 cloves minced garlic

For the Garlic Mint Yogurt

  • 2 cups plain Greek yogurt or quark
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp salt & pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint


  • Preheat oven on broil-high. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and lightly brush with avocado oil.
  • Place all ingredients for meatballs in a large bowl and use hands to mix until combined, being careful not to over mix.
  • Form meatballs using an ice cream or cookie dough scoop and place on baking sheet.
  • Broil on high for 6 minutes, flip, and broil for another 6 or until internal temperature reaches 160 degrees using a meat thermometer.
  • To make yogurt, stir together all ingredients and chill in the refrigerator until serving.