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Harissa Spiced Beef Kofta

45 mins Prep Time

20 mins Cook Time

Ingredients

  • 1 red onion, sliced

  • 1/2 cup vinegar

  • 1/2 cup water

  • 2 tablespoons sugar

  • 1/2 tablespoon sea salt

  • 1 teaspoon whole peppercorns

  • 1 cup Greek yogurt

  • 1/3 cucumber, grated

  • 1 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1/3 teaspoon sea salt

  • 400 grams ground beef

  • 1 small red onion, diced

  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons harissa paste

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper

  • 1 teaspoon paprika

  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 2 small pita or naan

  • 1 cup pickles

  • 1 teaspoon sumac

  • Fresh dill

  • Lemon wedges

Directions

Pickled Red Onion

4 Steps

  • Step 1

    Place the sliced onions in a jar.

  • Step 2

    In a saucepan, add the vinegar, water, sugar, salt and peppercorns. Bring to a boil and stir until sugar and salt are dissolved.

  • Step 3

    Let cool for a few minutes and pour over the onions. Let it come to room temperature, then close the lid tightly and store in fridge.

  • Step 4

    Pickled onions are ready to eat after about 45 minutes.

Tzatziki

1 Steps

  • Step 1

    In a bowl, add all the ingredients and mix well. Set aside.

Harissa Beef

7 Steps

  • Step 1

    In a bowl, add all the ingredients except for the olive oil. Use your hand and mix everything well together.

  • Step 2

    Divide the mixture into six equal parts.

  • Step 3

    Shape the portions into long, thick sausages. Insert a skewer through each kofta and squeeze the meat onto the skewer.

  • Step 4

    Heat the olive oil in a cast iron pan over medium heat.

  • Step 5

    Place the koftas into the pan and cook for three to four minutes on each side or until cooked through.

  • Step 6

    Spread the tzatziki on a serving plate. Top with Koftas, pickled red onion, sumac and dill.

  • Step 7

    Serve with pita, pickle and lemon wedges. Enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 1 red onion, sliced

  • 1/2 cup vinegar

  • 1/2 cup water

  • 2 tablespoons sugar

  • 1/2 tablespoon sea salt

  • 1 teaspoon whole peppercorns

  • 1 cup Greek yogurt

  • 1/3 cucumber, grated

  • 1 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1/3 teaspoon sea salt

  • 400 grams ground beef

  • 1 small red onion, diced

  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons harissa paste

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper

  • 1 teaspoon paprika

  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 2 small pita or naan

  • 1 cup pickles

  • 1 teaspoon sumac

  • Fresh dill

  • Lemon wedges

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