Grilled kofta pitas

  • Preparation time:
  • 15 min
  • Total time:
  • 25 min
  • Makes:
  • 6 to 8 servings
Grilled kofta pitas

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Grilled kofta pitas

Craving a taste of the Mediterranean? Shake up your dinner routine with these quick and easy pitas stuffed with kofta, arugula and tzatziki.

Ingredients

  • 450 g lean ground beef
  • 1/3 cup prepared tzatziki
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsely
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh mint
  • 1 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 3/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 4 whole grain pitas with pockets , halved
  • 1 tomato , sliced
  • 1/2 English cucumber , sliced
  • 2 cups baby arugula , or spinach

Directions

  • Preheat grill to medium-high.
  • Stir ground beef, tzatziki, parsley, mint, onion powder, cumin, cinnamon, salt and pepper in a medium bowl until combined. Shape into 8 5-in.-long sausage-shaped patties.
  • Oil grill. Cook patties, lid closed, flipping once, 3 to 4 min per side.
  • Grill pitas, turning once, until warmed through and grill marks form, about 2 min.
  • To assemble, place 1 kofta, tomato, cucumber and arugula into each half.

Kitchen tip

Add 1 tbsp each prepared hummus and tzatziki to pita for extra flavour. Serve with hot sauce and pickles for the adults.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 227
  • Protein
  • 16 g
  • Carbohydrates
  • 23 g
  • Fat
  • 8 g
  • Fibre
  • 3 g
  • Sodium
  • 418 mg
  • Excellent source of
  • vitamin B12
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