Beef koftas with pita bread

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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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.


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

Garnish with extra mint leaves, if using.

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