Beef kofta with Mediterranean salad
(at time of publication)
- 600g lean beef mince
- 1 clove garlic, minced (optional)
- ½ cup chopped fresh coriandercilantroX
- ½ cup slivered almonds
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 3 cups mixed salad leaves
- 2 medium capsicums (1 red, 1 yellow), thinly sliced
- 250g cherry tomatoes, halved, to serve
- ½ cup tzatziki, to serve
- 4 wholemeal pita pockets, warmed, to serve
1 In a bowl, combine mince, garlic, if using, and coriander. Shape mixture into 12 kofta sausages. Press almonds firmly into kofta, without completely coating.
2 In a large non-stick frying pan, heat oil over medium-high. Cook kofta for 7-8 minutes, or until browned and cooked through.
3 Meanwhile, in a serving bowl, combine salad leaves and capsicum. Serve kofta with salad, tomatoes, tzatziki and warmed pita pockets.
Nutrition Info (per serve)
Total fat 21g
–Saturated fat 5g
Dietary fibre 8g
Make it gluten free: Use gluten-free pita bread or tortillas.
Make it low FODMAP: Use gluten-free bread or pitas. Make homemade tzatziki using lactose-free yoghurt, cucumber, garlic-infused oil, lemon juice and mint.
Uncooked kofta are suitable for freezing.
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