Lamb meatballs with couscous and tzatziki

Served with couscous and tzatziki, these lamb meatballs make for a filling and delicious dish. Squeeze over lemon cheeks for a zesty finish.





  • 500g pkt Coles Kitchen Minestrone Soup Kit
  • 1 1/3 cups (265g) couscous
  • 500g Coles Australian Lamb Mince
  • 1 lemon, rind finely grated, juiced
  • 200g tzatziki
  • Lemon cheeks, to serve



Stir 1 tbs stock powder from the soup kit into 1 1/2 cups (375ml) boiling water in a large heatproof bowl. Add the couscous and stir to combine. Cover with plastic wrap. Set aside for 5 mins or until the water is absorbed. Use a fork to separate the grains.


Combine the mince and the remaining stock powder in a bowl. Roll 1 tbs portions of the mince mixture into balls. Cook meatballs in a greased frying pan over medium heat for 10 mins or until cooked through. Transfer to a plate and cover with foil to keep warm.


Add the vegetables from the soup kit to the pan. Cook, stirring often, for 10-12 mins or until the vegetables are tender. Add to the couscous mixture with 2 tbs lemon juice and stir to combine. Serve couscous mixture with meatballs, tzatziki, lemon rind and lemon cheeks.

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