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Level
easy
Prep Time
10 min
Total Time
30 min
Serves
Serves 6

Ingredients

1 lb
ground lamb
500 g
2
eggs
1/2
onion, chopped
2 cloves
garlic, chopped
2 tbsp
fresh mint, chopped
30 mL
1/2
lemon, zested and juiced
1/4 tsp
each salt and pepper
1 mL
6
long bamboo skewers, soaked
2 tbsp
olive oil
30 mL
6
pita breads

Directions

Step 1
Preheat barbecue to medium-high. In a large bowl, mix lamb, eggs, onion, garlic, mint, lemon zest and juice. Season with salt and pepper. Place a sheet of foil onto grates to cover most of surface.
Step 2
Shape lamb mixture into equal sausage-shaped logs (it should make 6 koftas at 7 in./18 cm). Push a skewer through the length of each kofta, squeezing to compact around skewer.
Step 3
Brush warm foil with oil. Reduce barbecue to medium and place skewers on foil to cook, 2 to 3 min. on each of the 4 sides. Meanwhile, wrap pita in foil and place on upper rack to warm through, 1 to 2 min.
Step 4
Slide each kofta off skewer into a pita. Garnish with lettuce, tzatziki, cucumber and red pepper.

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Description:
1/6 of the recipe
Calories:
480
Fat:
21
Saturated Fat:
7
Carbs:
55
Fibre:
3
Sugar:
6
Cholesterol:
115 mg
Protein:
31
Sodium:
590 mg
Potassium:
0