Delicious Lamb Koftas Recipe

lamb koftaI love lamb. But do not eat it that often as lamb chops can be quite expensive. This delicious lamb kofta recipe is great as it is relatively cheap, delicious, easy and the kids love it. Oh, it is also quick and healthy!

Lamb is also very Australian and although this is a traditional Greek recipe, the combination is perfect for this Australia day.


Lamb Koftas Recipe

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Serves 4


  • 400grams of lean lamb mince
  • ½ cup of chopped mint
  • 1 tsp of cumin
  • 1 tsp of coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp of pepper
  • 1 tsp of paprika
  • 1 garlic clove crushed
  • 1 tsp of oil

Lamb Koftas Recipe: Directions

1.       Mix all the ingredients (except oil) in a bowl together and divide out into 8 little oval balls using your hands
2.       In a medium heated pan put the oil in and cook the koftas, turning once brown on each side. You could also cook them on the BBQ
3.       Place koftas once cooked on a plate lined with paper towel to absorb any excess fat
4.       Serve with some lemon cous cous or rice and a delicious greek salad and tzaziki.

The Lamb koftas themselves are 280 calories per serve which is 2 pieces.

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