For me lamb meatballs are a nice change from the standard Italian style meatball. I like the idea of using lamb as it seems to lighten the dish up and really lets the fresh herbs sing. I was inspired to make a lamb style meatball Gyro dish after having one at the Northern California Renaissance Faire. Now I know this is not a Gyro, but these meatballs along with fresh tzatziki sauce bring many of the same flavors and textures to the plate. The only trick to this is you have to let the meatballs rest in the refrigerator over night before you can cook them.
This was inspired from my trip to the Northern California Renaissance Faire. Yes, I ordered street food at the Faire, but it was well worth it. I fell in love with the way the sauce tasted, and how well it complimented the lamb. This sauce is so light, healthy and delectable. For an easy appetizer serve this as a dipping sauce with some Greek lamb meatballs, or you can turn it into a meal with some pita bread and vegetables. The recipe for the tasty lamb meatballs will be up shortly.