Lamb Meatball Gyros With Yogurt and Mint

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 665 calories
    • Calories 46 calories from fat
    • Fat 34 g
    • Sat Fat 14 g
    • Cholesterol 144 mg
    • Sodium 1289 mg
    • Protein 31 g
    • Carbohydrate 59 g
    • Sugar 12 g
    • Fiber 5 g

Place an oven rack in the second-highest position and heat broiler.Combine the lamb, raisins, cinnamon, 1 ½ teaspoons salt, ¼ teaspoon pepper, bread crumbs, egg, and ¾ of the scallions in a large bowl.Shape into golf ball-size meatballs and place on a foil-lined baking sheet. Broil, turning once, until cooked through, 6 to 8 minutes.Divide the flat bread among individual plates and top with the meatballs, yogurt, mint, and remaining scallions.

Ingredients

  1. Check 1 pound ground lamb
  2. Check 1/4 cup golden raisins, chopped
  3. Check 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  4. Check kosher salt and pepper
  5. Check 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  6. Check 1 large egg, beaten
  7. Check 1 bunch scallions (white and light green parts), sliced
  8. Check 4 pieces flat bread
  9. Check 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  10. Check 2 tablespoons fresh mint

Directions

  1. Place an oven rack in the second-highest position and heat broiler.
  2. Combine the lamb, raisins, cinnamon, 1 ½ teaspoons salt, ¼ teaspoon pepper, bread crumbs, egg, and ¾ of the scallions in a large bowl.
  3. Shape into golf ball-size meatballs and place on a foil-lined baking sheet. Broil, turning once, until cooked through, 6 to 8 minutes.
  4. Divide the flat bread among individual plates and top with the meatballs, yogurt, mint, and remaining scallions.