Turkey Koftas with Cous Cous and Tzatziki
  • Serves: 3-4
  • Prep: 20min
  • Cook: 30min
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Essential Ingredient:
Turkey Mince
For the cous cous

140g/5oz couscous

250ml/9fl oz of veg stock

50g/handful frozen peas

50g/handful frozen corn
15ml extra virgin olive oil

100g cherry tomatoes

1/2 red pepper

For the Tzatziki

1/5 cucumber

75g low fat natural yoghurt

1 clove garlic

For the Koftes

500g turkey breast mince

1 free range egg

zest 1/2 lemon

1/4 red onion – finely chopped

1tsp cumin seeds

2 dried red chillies

1/3 packet fresh coriander (finely chopped)

30g/1oz breadcrumbs

Salt & Pepper to taste

To serve:
Serve the koftes on the couscous salad, with some extra green leaves and the Tzatziki.
Recipe from Fuss Free Flavours.
There's nothing like food on a stick!
  1. For the cous cous
  2. Add boiling veg stock to couscous, with frozen peas and corn. Glug in the olive oil, the quartered cherry tomatoes and finely diced red pepper. Leave to stand for 15 minutes, fork through to fluff.
  3. For the Tzatziki
  4. Finely dice the cumber and garlic. Mix all ingredients together.
  5. For the Koftes
  6. Soak the skewers in water for an hour before using.
  7. Grind the cumin and chilli in a spice grinder.
  8. Place turkey breast mince in a bowl.
  9. Break in egg, add cumin and chilli powder, onion, lemon zest, coriander, breadcrumbs and salt and pepper.
  10. Mix together, divide into 20 and form into balls.
  11. Thread balls onto barbecue sticks, and place on baking tray.
  12. Bake in oven at GM5 / 190C / 375F for 30 minutes, and finish under the grill for 5 minutes to brown.
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8:21PM on 31st August, 2014
I agree with Roz it would be good if the calories could be shown for all recipes
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8:14AM on 06th February, 2013
I really enjoy doing all theses recipes this one is so tasty it would be great if there was calorie content added also to all recipes on the site.
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