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Kofte Tagine

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  Red onion 1 Large, grated
  Ground coriander 1 Teaspoon
  Flat leaf parsley 2 Tablespoon, chopped to make 2 tablespoon
  Minced lamb 500 Gram
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Canned chopped tomatoes 800 Gram (2 Tins, 400 Gram Each)
  Eggs 4
  Coriander leaves 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (A Handful, For Serving)
For spice paste
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Sea salt To Taste
  Coriander stalks 1 1⁄4 Bunch (125 gm), chopped (1 Large Bunch)
  Red onion 1⁄2 , grated
  Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Saffron 2 Pinch
  Lemon 1 , zested

To make the paste, bash the garlic to a puree in a pestle and mortar with a big pinch of sea salt.
Add the rest of the ingredients and work together until you have a paste.
Alternatively just whizz it all together in a food processor.
Put the onion ground coriander flat-leaf parsley and lamb in a bowl.
Season, mix and roll into 12 meatballs.
Heat 2 tbsp olive oil in a tagine or wide shallow pan (with a lid) and brown the meatballs all over then scoop them out.
Add the paste to the tagine or pan and fry for a few minutes until aromatic.
Put the meatballs back in the pot with the tomatoes and simmer for 30 minutes with the lid on.
Crack the eggs on top, if using, and cover for the last 5 minutes of cooking.
Scatter the coriander over and serve with couscous.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2079 Calories from Fat 1158

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 129 g198.8%

Saturated Fat 57.2 g286.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 845.9 mg282%

Sodium 1731.2 mg72.1%

Total Carbohydrates 116 g38.7%

Dietary Fiber 33 g132%

Sugars 31.7 g

Protein 130 g260.6%

Vitamin A 356.8% Vitamin C 369%

Calcium 69.5% Iron 116.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Kofte Tagine Recipe