Hummus with pistachio lamb meatballs

Transform simple shop-bought hummus with these fabulous meatballs, topped with pistachios and mint. This takes just 15 minutes to make, yet tastes so decadent

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:10 mins
  • Serves 2
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 740
  • fat 59g
  • saturates 11g
  • carbs 13g
  • sugars 2g
  • fibre 7g
  • protein 36g
  • salt 1.6g


  • 250g lamb mince
  • ½ a small bunch of mint, plus a few mint leaves to garnish
  • 30g pistachios, plus a few extra to garnish
  • 1 lemon, zested
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 200g tub plain hummus
  • 30g feta, crumbled


  1. Put the lamb mince, mint and pistachios in a food processor. Roughly pulse to combine, then add the lemon zest and season generously with salt and pepper. Shape into eight meatballs. 

  2. Heat the oil in a large frying pan. Fry the meatballs for 8-10 mins, turning so that they become evenly browned. Spread the hummus onto a plate. Top with the meatballs, a few mint leaves, the crumbled feta, some chopped pistachios and a squeeze of lemon juice.

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