Lamb and halloumi kebabs recipe

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The whole family will love these gorgeous Greek-inspired kebabs, which are made with homemade lamb meatballs and cubes of halloumi. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 15 mins to prepare and 10 mins to cook
  • 390 calories / serving

Ingredients

  • 1 x 250g (8oz) lamb mince
  • 1/2 garlic clove, grated
  • 1 lemon, zested
  • small handful mint leaves, chopped
  • 1 tbsp clear honey
  • sunflower oil
  • 1 red onion, cut into chunks
  • 1 x 250g pack halloumi, cut into cubes

For the marinade

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • sprig rosemary, for brushing

Each serving contains

  • Energy

    1615kj
    390kcal
    20%
  • Fat

    29g 42%
  • Saturates

    15g 77%
  • Sugars

    4g 4%
  • Salt

    2.3g 38%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 5.2g Protein 26.2g Fibre 0.5g

Method

  1. To make the meatballs, combine the lamb mince with the garlic, lemon zest, mint, honey, some sunflower oil and a little seasoning. Shape into 16 walnut-sized balls and put in the fridge to chill.
  2. Thread the onion chunks, meatballs and halloumi cubes onto 8 wooden skewers ones (soak them in water for 30 minutes first, to stop them burning).
  3. Mix together the olive oil and lemon juice and use the rosemary sprig to brush the marinade over the kebabs. Cook on the grill of a preheated barbecue for 4-5 minutes on each side until cooked through and lightly charred.

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