Lamb Meatballs with Israeli Couscous

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lamb meatballs with israeli couscous

Recipe by Ivy Manning

  • 4Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. ground lamb
  • 1/2 onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh breadcrumbs (pulse 1 slice bread in food processor)
  • 1 tbsp. plus 1 1/2 tsp. harissa paste
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 can (15 oz.) tomato sauce
  • 1 3/4 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup Israeli couscous
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/2 cup yogurt
  • 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves

Preparation

In bowl, mix first 4 ingredients; season. Form into 20 meatballs. In large skillet, heat oil over medium. Add meatballs; cook, turning often, until browned all over, 8 minutes. Drain fat. Add tomato sauce, stock, couscous and cumin to meatballs. Simmer over low, stirring often, until couscous is tender, about 8 minutes; season. Top with yogurt and mint.