beef kofta with tzatziki

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Author Notes: evenly spiced with notes of cumin and greek oregano, just like you'd buy off a street cart near grand central. everything comes together in less than twenty minutes and all you need is access to either a stove or a grill - perfect for a quick summer meal.Erin Lisbeth


Serves 2


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/4 cup onion, grated
  • 2 tablespoons parsley, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons mint, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, grated
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon greek oregano
  • pinches cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 ounce canola oil


  • 1 cup greek yogurt
  • 1 english cucumber
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp chopped dill
  1. in a small bowl, combine all ingredients for kofta. add more breadcrumbs until mixture is sticky and comes together to form a ball. roll in hands to form a tube about an inch wide. skewer with a bamboo skewer. repeat.
  2. heat a pan with 1 oz canola over medium high heat. place kofta skewers in. turn every 1-2 minutes until fully browned on all sides. remove.
  3. in a separate small bowl, combine all ingredients for tzatziki. adjust seasoning to taste. serve.

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