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Lamb, Mint & Raisin Meatballs

Lamb, Mint & Raisin Meatballs

Lamb, Mint & Raisin Meatballs

These are a great snack at a kids’ party, especially if you also have adults attending. They are tastier than just plain meatballs, but not so unusual in flavour that kids won’t enjoy them.

Makes: 25 small meatballs




  • 500g lamb mince
  • ¼ cup sultanas, chopped
  • 1 tbsp dried mint
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  1. Preheat oven to 200°C and line baking tray with baking paper.
  2. Place lamb mince, chopped sultanas, dried mint, ground powder, sea salt and garlic in bowl and mix together until well combined.
  3. Take small amount of mixture, roll into ball and place on baking tray. Continue this process until all of the mince mixture is used and there are approx. 25 meatballs.
  4. Bake for 15 mins, then change the oven setting to grill setting and cook under grill for 5 mins until nicely coloured.


Danielle Minnebo

Danielle is a university-qualified nutritionist, a passionate home cook and founder of Food to Nourish. Danielle’s love affair with cooking started at a very young age in the kitchen where she was taught to cook by her mother. Danielle is passionate about helping people form a better understanding of nutrition and a healthier relationship with the food they eat. In fact, she’s on a mission to help spread the real food message to as many people as possible. Throughout her work as a nutritionist, Danielle’s basic principles have always come back to how we cook and prepare our food. She believes it really is as simple as combining wholefood ingredients in the right way to create tasty dishes that are nutrient-dense and full of flavour.