Christmas One Dish Wonder

It's A Wonder We Don't Cook Like This All Year!!

lamb meatballs

It's a wonder because there's only 5 ingredients and you just throw everything into one dish. Yet somehow it still feels comforting and festive!

roasted veg

Lamb and roast veg

The beauty of this dish is that it can be a hearty side or a full-blown meal or even a vegetarian main course option (simply remove the meatballs).

_ Christmas One Dish Wonder


Roasted Lamb Meatballs with Veg (and it’s only 5 ingredients) – The ultimate Christmas Solution.


12 lamb meatballs

1 bag baby potatoes

2 fennel bulbs, roughly chopped

4 carrots, chopped

olive oil


Preheat the oven to 200’c. Half the baby potatoes and place in an oven-proof roasting dish with the carrots, fennel and meatballs. Drizzle generously with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Place in the oven and roast for 35-40 minutes until the potatoes are soft. (A note when cutting the veg – make sure they are roughly the same size pieces so everything cooks evenly.


Serving sauce (optional)


1 tablespoon olive oil

½ lemon squeezed

1 teaspoon maple syrup

1 teaspoon wholegrain mustard

salt and pepper


Mix all the ingredients and drizzle over the dish. 

December 21.