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Grilled Lamb Kofta Recipe

Lamb koftas with kale salad

Published: January 14, 2015 at 3:48 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • + chilling
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Make your own spiced koftas and serve them with a super healthy Brussels sprouts and kale salad for a delicious low-carb dinner

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal272
fat15.6g
saturates6.6g
carbs8.7g
fibre1.4g
protein23.8g
salt0.3g
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Try these lamb koftas, then check out more of our lamb koftas with jewelled rice and more healthy mince recipes.

Ingredients

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

Method

  • 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

    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

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

  • STEP 4

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

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