Linguini with Lamb Meatballs and Feta

This is the Linguini with Lamb Meatballs and Feta recipe.

  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cooking: 20 min - 25 min
Yields 4 servings
linguini with lamb meatballs and feta

Ingredients

  • 1 lb (450 g) ground lamb
  • 3 oz (90 g) Canadian Feta crumbled
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1/3 cup (80 mL) bread crumbs
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) fresh chives chopped
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 36 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) melted butter
  • sprigs of fresh thyme for ganish
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 10 oz (300 g) linguini

Preparation

Preheat oven to 425 °F (220 °C).

In a bowl, mix ground lamb with Feta, garlic, bread crumbs, egg and chives. Add pepper to taste. Shape 1-inch (2.5 cm) meatballs and place in an oven-safe baking dish.

Place cherry tomatoes in another oven-safe baking dish, coat with melted butter, add herbs and season with pepper.

Cook meatballs in the oven for 20 to 25 minutes and tomatoes for 10 minutes.

Meanwhile, cook linguini according to package instructions. Drain and serve with meatballs and roasted cherry tomatoes. Garnish with thyme leaves.

Tips

Candian Cheese alternatives: Cheddar, Gouda.

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 679 Calories
Protein: 37 g
Carbohydrate: 70 g
Fat: 27 g
Fibre: 4.9 g
Sodium: 421 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

 
(% DV*)
Calcium: 17 % / 185 mg
Vitamin B12: 156 %
Selenium: 156 %
Folate: 120 %
Thiamin: 73 %