Smoky Lamb Meatballs With Almond-Butter Baba Ganoush Recipe

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Ingredients (14)

  • For the Baba Ganoush:
  • 1 pound large eggplant (450g)
  • 2 tablespoons salted almond butter (32g)
  • 2 tablespoons (30ml) fresh lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon (2ml) vanilla extract or 1/2 vanilla bean, split lengthwise and scraped
  • Kosher salt
  • For the Meatballs:
  • 2 tablespoons (28g) unsalted butter
  • 1 pound (450g) ground lamb
  • ¼ cup (40g) smoked almonds, chopped
  • ¼ cup (40g) raisins
  • 1 cup (20g) mint leaves, chopped, plus more for serving
  • 2 teaspoons (10ml) vegetable oil
  • Kosher salt

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