It’s Love Lamb Week. Here’s a quick recipe using Farm Quality Assured lamb mince - lamb meatballs and rigatoni pasta. NI lamb is a delicious and natural meat - give it a go!
400g lamb mince
25g breadcrumbs (or gluten free breadcrumbs)
1 small onion finely minced
2 cloves garlic crushed
1 egg yolk
250g rigatoni pasta ( or any shape) (again could be Gluten Free Pasta)
Mix the lamb, breadcrumbs, half the onion and egg yolk. Season with salt and pepper. Form into 12 balls. Heat oil in a frying pan until hot and add meatballs. Seal on all sides then add remaining onion and garlic. Cook until golden and add the passata. Bring to a simmer and cover. Cook for fifteen minutes. Cook the pasta, drain and add to the meatballs. Spoon into bowls and garnish with basil and Parmesan.