Recipe

Lamb kofta platter

Simple to make and taste great.

  • 20 mins preparation
  • 15 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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These Turkish lamb koftas are full of delicious herbs and spices such as cumin, mint, coriander and paprika. You won't be able to stop at just one.
If you're following a low carb diet, then you should try our lamb kofta plate that is suitable for the 2-Day Fast Diet.
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Ingredients

Lamb kofta platter
  • 650 gram lamb mince
  • 1 medium (150g) brown onion, chopped finely
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 cup (70g) stale bread crumbs
  • 1 egg, beaten lightly
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 pocket pitta
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 250 gram purchased tabbouleh
  • 1 medium (150g) tomato, chopped finely
  • 200 gram hummus
  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil, extra
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground paprika
  • 200 gram beetroot dip
  • lemon wedges, to serve

Method

Lamb kofta platter
  • 1
    Combine lamb, onion, garlic, spices, breadcrumbs, egg, salt and pepper in a medium bowl; mix well.
  • 2
    Shape the mixture into 12 ovals and thread onto skewers. Cook the skewers on a heated, oiled grill plate (or grill or barbecue) until browned and cooked through.
  • 3
    Brush pita bread with oil, cook on heated grill plate until browned.
  • 4
    Combine tabbouleh and tomato with salt and pepper to taste in a bowl. Drizzle hummus with extra oil, sprinkle with paprika.
  • 5
    Arrange kafta skewers, bread, tabbouleh, hummus, beetroot dip and lemon wedges, if desired, on a serving platter.

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