Appetizer

East African Meatballs

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1/3 lb ground lamb

2/3 lb ground beef

¼ c bread crumbs

1 egg, lightly beaten

3 scallions, chopped

1 jar Mama Kicks Berbere Sauce

Fresh cilantro for garnish

 

Combine meat, bread crumbs, egg, scallions and 1/3 jar of the Mama Kicks Berbere Sauce.

Form mixture into one-inch balls and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment, leaving space between.

Bake at 350 until cooked through, about 20 minutes.

Transfer to a bowl and toss generously in remaining Mama Kicks Berbere Sauce. 

Garnish with cilantro.

Serve as an appetizer or with basmati rice for a meal.

Chimichurri Caprese Stack

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Medium vine-ripened tomato, thickly sliced

Fresh burrata cheese

Mama Kicks Chimichurri Sauce

Sea salt & freshly ground black pepper

Flat leaf parsley for garnish (optional)

 

Assemble by layering a tomato slice as the base, sprinkle with sea salt and freshly ground pepper, spread burrata onto the tomato, then drizzle generously with Mama Kicks Chimichurri Sauce. 

 

Continue building the stack with remaining tomato slices by layering the ingredients in the same order, finishing with the Chimichurri Sauce. 

 

Garnish with a sprig of flat leaf parsley. Allot one tomato per person.