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Herb Meatballs

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lbs ground beef

  • 1 egg

  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese or other hard cheese, grated

  • 3 Tbs fresh chopped sage

  • 3 Tbs fresh chopped mint

  • 3 tsp fresh thyme

  • 2 tsp sea salt

  • black pepper

  • Dash of hot sauce (optional)

  • Grapeseed or sunflower oil

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, mix all the ingredients well.

  2. Form 20 golf-sized balls and lay them on a plate or pan.

  3. In a shallow pan, heat the oil on medium-high until it sizzles. Lower the heat and cook the meatballs in two batches, about 7-9 minutes each, turning them once in a while to cook on all sides.

  4. Set aside on a plate and repeat.

  5. Serve with the maple drizzle and some sea salt flakes.

Cucumber Mint Sorbet

Ingredients

  • 4 medium cucumbers

  • 6 Tbsp fresh squeezed lemon juice

  • 1 cup granulated sugar

Instructions

1.      Peel cucumbers and remove seeds. Cut into 2 inch pieces and process with lemon juice and sugar until mixture is smooth.

2.     Transfer to an airtight container and chill in the freezer until cold.

3.      Blend mixture again and re-freeze.