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Mediterranean Kefta Kabob

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  Ground beef 1 Pound (15% Fat)
  Ground lamb 3 Pound
  Chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sumac 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  7 spices 1 Teaspoon
  Olive oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Pan Frying)

Combine all ingredients except olive oil. Shape meat into 2-3 inch ovals or shape onto skewers. Cook on grill for 3-4 minutes on each side and be careful while turning not to break the meat. Or heat a pan and add 2-3 tbs of olive oil and add kefta ovals, cook for 3-4 minutes on each side or until browned. Serve with hummus, garlic and salad.

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Here is a fantastic video that shows how to make a popular Mediterranean Kefta kabobs. The chef here also gives great cooking and serving suggestions. The kabobs can be grilled, baked or cooked in a pan and served with Baba Ganoush or Tabouli or Hummus or Fattoush or simple rice. This wonderful video is a must watch and this versatile dish is a must try!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 2264 Calories from Fat 1946

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 218 g335.4%

Saturated Fat 60.8 g303.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 328.4 mg109.5%

Sodium 772.9 mg32.2%

Total Carbohydrates 2 g0.5%

Dietary Fiber 0.53 g2.1%

Sugars 0.3 g

Protein 76 g151.5%

Vitamin A 12.7% Vitamin C 16.9%

Calcium 7.1% Iron 41.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Mediterranean Kefta Kabob Recipe Video