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Beef kofta

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
Makes: 12
Serves: 4
  • 1.5 serves of vegetables per 
  • 3 kofta
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500g lean beef mince
1 small onion, grated or finely diced
1 carrot, grated
1 zucchini, grated & liquid squeezed out
1/4 cup chopped fresh continental parsley
1 tsp minced garlic 
1 1/2 tsp ground cumin
1 egg
1 tbsp olive oil

Savvy swaps

You can swap:

Beef mince
Lamb or chicken mince
Extra grated carrot



Step 1
Combine all ingredients (except olive oil) in a bowl and mix together with your hands.

Step 2
Divide the mixture into 12 portions and shape each into a log.

Step 3
Heat the oil in a large frying pan over medium heat.

Step 4
Add the koftas and cook, turning occasionally, for 10 minutes or until golden brown and cooked through.

Serving suggestion: Serve with a side salad or tabouli and minty yoghurt sauce.    

Food safety tip: If you are taking leftovers for lunch, koftas need to be kept cold so pack an ice brick. 





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