lamb koftas with kale salad

  • serves 4
  • Easy

So easy to put together, lamb koftas make the best weeknight supper. Here we’re serving them with a super healthy Brussels sprouts and kale winter salad for a delicious low-carb dinner.



  • lean lamb mince 400g
  • red onion ½, finely diced
  • ground cumin and cayenne pepper 2 tsp
  • lemon ½, zested and juiced
  • mint and parsley chopped to make 2 tbsp of each
  • low-fat natural yoghurt 100ml
  • brussels sprouts 100g
  • kale 200g, tough stalk removed and leaves shredded
  • oil
  • flatbreads, to serve (optional)


  • Step 1

    step 1

    Mix the lamb mince, red onion, 1 tsp each cumin and cayenne, lemon zest and herbs. Season and form into 12 small sausages. Chill for at least 1 hour.

  • Step 2

    step 2

    Mix the yoghurt with 1 tsp cumin and half the lemon juice. Blanch the sprouts for 6 minutes, add the kale for the last 3 minutes. Drain well.

  • Step 3

    step 3

    Shred the sprouts, add the kale and toss with 1 tsp oil, the remaining lemon juice, and an extra pinch of cayenne.

  • Step 4

    step 4

    Grill the koftas, turning, for 10 minutes until cooked through. Serve with the salad, yoghurt and flatbreads if you like.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 272
  • Carbs 8.7g
  • Protein 23.8g
  • Fat 15.6g
  • Salt 0.3g
  • Saturates 6.6g
  • Fibre 1.4g