Beef koftas with pita bread

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Prep: 15 mins, Cooking: 20 mins
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Add Mediterranean flair to your meals with this light and tasty Greek dish.

By Food24 March 01 2019
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Ingredients (12)

500-750 g beef mince — lean
1 red onion — chopped
2 garlic — cloves, crushed
10 g fresh parsley — chopped
10 g fresh mint — chopped
salt and freshly ground black pepper
oil — for frying
4-6 pitta breads — warmed
125 ml yoghurt — full cream, plain
1 cucumber — juliened
red onion — sliced
mint leaves
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Method:

1 KOFTAS

Cover 6-8 kebab skewers in hot water and set aside to soak.

2 Mix all the ingredients well and season with salt and freshly ground pepper.

Cover the mixture with cling film and chill for at least 30 minutes in the fridge.

3 Remove the skewers from the water.

Divide the mince mixture into 6-8 equal portions.

Shape each portion into a rugby ball shape and skewer.

4 Heat a little oil in a nonstick pan and fry the koftas in batches until golden brown and done.

5 TO SERVE

Serve the koftas with the pitta bread, yoghurt,cucumber and red onion.

Garnish with extra mint leaves, if using.



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