Kefta Recipe

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Serves: 4
Cook Time: 30 minutes

Shopping list:

  • 8 ounces ground beef, 90%-lean or leaner
  • 8 ounces ground lamb
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1 small onion, quartered
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 8 pitted green olives
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1-tablespoon ground cumin, plus more for serving
  • 1/2-teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • Harissa

Recipe:

  1. Place beef, lamb and lemon juice in a large bowl. Gently combine until incorporated. Marinate in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
  2. Transfer the meat to a colander and press to squeeze out excess moisture.
  3. Chop onion, garlic and olives.
  4. Add to the marinated meat along with oil, cilantro, parsley, 1-tablespoon cumin, salt and pepper. Gently combine until evenly incorporated.
  5. Position rack in upper third of oven; preheat broiler. Line a large rimmed baking sheet with foil and set a wire rack on it.
  6. Using about 3 tablespoons of the meat mixture for each, form 12 thin patties, about 2 1/2 inches wide and 1/4 inch thick. Place on the wire rack.
  7. Broil the patties until brown and cooked through, 8 to 10 minutes. Serve with additional cumin and harissa, if desired.

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