Kofta

Beef kofta kebabs

This tasty spin on the takeaway fave uses lean minced beef, crispy salad and tangy pickles

By , 03 December 2019

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Beef kofta kebabs
  • 35 Mins

  • Serves: 4

Nutritional Info
Each 383g serving contains
  • Energy

    1667KJ

    398KCAL

    20%
  • Fat

    8.4g

    low

    12%
  • Saturates

    3.1g

    low

    16%
  • Sugars

    9.2g

    low

    10%
  • Salt

    1.72g

    med

    29%
1
of your 5-a-day
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 435kJ/104kcal.
Ingredients
  • 1red onion, sliced
  • Juice and zest 1 lemon
  • 6 radishes, thinly sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 500g Butcher’s Selection Lean Beef Steak Mince (typically less than 5% tat)
  • 1 large carrot, grated
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 25g pack Grower’s Selection Coriander, leaves picked and stalks finely chopped
  • 1tbsp Asda Piri Piri Seasoning
  • 3tbsp Asda Fat Free Greek Style Yogurt
  • 8 white mini pittas
  • 1 Baby Gem lettuce, thinly shredded
  • 1 pack Grower’s Selection Vine Ripened Cherry Tomatoes, sliced
  • YOU WILL ALSO NEED
  • 8 bamboo skewers
Method
  • Soak the skewers in water. Preheat the grill on high.

  • Mix the sliced onion with the lemon juice and radishes in a small, nonmetallic bowl. Set aside to pickle for 20 mins.

  • Meanwhile, halve 1 clove
    garlic. Reserve one half.
    Crush the remaining 2½
    cloves; put in a large bowl.
    4

  • Add the mince, carrot, egg, coriander stalks, piri piri and some black pepper. Mix with your hands, shape into 8 ‘sausages’, then thread each lengthways onto a skewer.

  • Grill on a nonstick baking tray for 10 mins, turning halfway through, until cooked and evenly golden.

  • Meanwhile, crush the remaining ½ clove garlic and mix with the yogurt.

  • Drain the pickles.

  • Grill the pittas to warm; cut open on one long side. Fill with the lettuce, tomato, koftas and pickles and serve with the yogurt on the side