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Lamb Kofta

  Grated onion 3 Tablespoon
  Snipped fresh parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Snipped fresh cilantro 2 Tablespoon
  Ground cumin 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground red pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground lamb/A mixture of ground lamb and ground beef 1 Pound
  Chicory leaves 1 Tablespoon

1. In a medium mixing bowl combine the onion, parsley, snipped cilantro, cumin, cinnamon, salt, and red pepper. Add meat and mix well. Shape about 1/4 cup of the mixture into about 3/4 inch thick PATTY; repeat to make 8 patties total.
2. Grill patties on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium coals for 10 to 12 minutes or till no pink remains, turning once. (Or, to broil, place patties on the unheated rack of a broiler pan. Broil patties 3 to 4 inches from the heat for 10 to 12 minutes or till no pink remains, turning once.)
3. To serve, if desired, place on a bed of cucumber slices, garnish with chicory, and serve with grilled lemon wedges.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1334 Calories from Fat 967

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 107 g164.9%

Saturated Fat 46.3 g231.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 331.1 mg110.4%

Sodium 806.6 mg33.6%

Total Carbohydrates 11 g3.7%

Dietary Fiber 4.9 g19.8%

Sugars 2.7 g

Protein 78 g155.3%

Vitamin A 115.8% Vitamin C 93.1%

Calcium 20.1% Iron 59.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lamb Kofta Recipe