Move over beef meatballs! These lamb meatballs are a delicious change of pace and are packed with so much savory Mediterranean flavor. They’re delicious dipped in Tahini Yogurt Sauce and make an incredible pizza topping.



Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Main Course, Pizza Topping
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 4
Calories 288 kcal


  • 1 pound ground lamb
  • 1/3 cup (2¾ ounces) whole milk, full fat, Greek yogurt
  • 3 tablespoons breadcrumbs
  • teaspoons Greek seasoning (see notes)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 egg
  • ½ teaspoon cloves
  • ¼ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Pinch of pepper
  • Tahini Yogurt Sauce


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  • Combine all the ingredients, shape into 12 meatballs, and place them, evenly spaced, on the baking sheet.
  • Bake on the bottom rack of the oven for 15-20 minutes rotating the baking sheet and flipping over the meatballs halfway through the baking time.
  • Serve with Tahini Yogurt Sauce


You can purchase Greek seasoning or make your own. To make your own combine 2 teaspoons each of oregano and garlic powder, with 1 teaspoon each of cinnamon and dill, and ½ teaspoon each of peppermint, nutmeg, red pepper, and chives.


Serving: 3.75🍕ounces (about 3 meatballs) | Calories: 288kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 125mg | Sodium: 418mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 1g
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