Mediterranean Venison Meatballs

I love game meats. I also love Mediterranean flavors, so I threw this together for dinner along with cauliflower rice and spinach and some shredded beets I had in the fridge (eat your veggies!!!)


1 lb ground venison or any ground meat your prefer

1 egg

1/2 cup panko bread crumbs

1 T cumin

1 T coriander 

1/2 t cinnamon 

1 t granulated garlic

1 t granulated onion

1/2 t cayenne pepper

1 t salt

Few grinds of black pepper

Add all ingredient in a bowl. 

Mix with your hands until combined

Roll into 1 oz balls

Place on a parchment lined baking sheet

Bake in a 400 degree oven for about 15 minutes until 180 degrees 

Cauliflower Rice

Shred 1 head of cauliflower or buy a prechopped package at the store 

1 onion, sliced

1 oz sherry vinegar 

1 lemon, juiced

1 T dry parsley

Spread the cauliflower evenly on a parchment lined baking sheet. Bake in a 400 degree oven for about 10 minutes, until caramelized 

Meanwhile, sautéed the onion in 1 T olive oil until caramelized, stirring often. 

Deglaze with sherry and lemon juice. 

Stir in parsley and roasted caulicauliflower