Rd's Moroccan Beef Kefta Recipe

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Submitted by rockydog

Makes 4 servings



Serve with Chopped Vegetable Salad & Minted or Spiced Yoghurt

Recipe Ingredients for RD's Moroccan Beef Kefta


For the keftas:
1 lbs ground beef
1/2 cup finely diced onion
2 cloves of garlic, minced
1/2 tsp ground cumin
2 tbsp finely chopped parsley
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander
3 tsp freshly chopped mint or 1 tsp dried mint
1/2 tsp dried marjoram
1/2 tsp paprika
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper

For the yoghurt:
2 tbsp chopped mint
1 red chilli pepper, seeds removed and finely chopped
1 tbsp finely chopped fresh mint
1 tbsp finely chopped fresh parsley
1 tbsp finely chopped fresh coriander
1 clove garlic, crushed
1/2 tsp ground cumin
200 g low-fat Greek yoghurt

For the salad:
1 seedless cucumber, chopped and diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 large tomato, seeded and finely diced
1 tbsp dried mint
1 green pepper, finely diced
2 tbsp red wine vinegar
1 red chilli pepper, seeds removed and finely chopped
2 tbsp olive oil

Recipe Directions for RD's Moroccan Beef Kefta

  1. In a large bowl combine the beef, onion, garlic, parsley, coriander, mint, salt, pepper, cumin, paprika and cayenne. Cover and let sit for one hour.

  2. Soak 8 wooden skewers in water for one hour (or use metal ones).

  3. In a separate bowl combine cucumber, tomato, bell pepper, chilli, garlic, mint, vinegar, olive oil, salt and pepper tossing to combine. Cover and let marinate at room temperature until ready to serve.

  4. For the minted yoghurt, mix half the yoghurt with the mint, half a teaspoon of salt and some pepper and set aside.

  5. For the spiced yoghurt, mix the chilli, mint, parsley, coriander, garlic and cumin with the remaining yoghurt.

  6. Preheat grill, barbeque or broiler.

  7. Dip hands into a bowl of water. Shape and pack about a 1/4 of the meat mixture into 2 sausage-shapes on 2 skewers. Repeat procedure for remaining meat and skewers.

  8. Grill the keftas on both sides until cooked through, about 3 to 4 minutes per side.

  9. Serve hot with chopped salad and yoghurt dips.

Categories

Beef, Main Dish, Moroccan, Barbecue

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 380.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
399
Calories from Fat
190
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
21.1g
32%
Saturated Fat
8.6g
43%
Trans Fat
0.2g
Cholesterol
101mg
34%
Sodium
160mg
7%
Potassium
978mg
28%
Total Carbohydrates
14.4g
5%
Dietary Fiber
2.9g
12%
Sugars
9.0g
Protein
38.2g
Vitamin A 31% Vitamin C 119%
Calcium 7% Iron 33%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin B12
  • Very high in vitamin C
  • High in zinc
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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