Turkey Koftas with Cous Cous and Tzatziki
  • Serves: 3-4
  • Prep: 20min
  • Cook: 30min
  • Print
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.
View other All recipes

Jerky TurkeyPissaladiere with Turkey and Peppadew peppersTurkey skewers with flatbread & cornTurkey Asparagus Impossible QuicheTurkey stroganoff with soured creamTurkey Ham and Mushroom Pasta BakeTurkey Breast Stew with Flageolet BeansRed Thai Turkey PizzaTurkey and Peppadew FrittataRice Crispie TurkeyKids' Turkey CurryTurkey salad with honey mustard dressingTurkey MeatloafTurkey spring rolls with cranberry dipping sauceThai Turkey Lettuce WrapsTurkey and sweet potato curryTurkey and Peppadew Macaroni CheeseTurkey Tortilla WrapsTurkey and Coriander Stir FryItalian Rice with TurkeyTurkey Bolognese with Fresh Basil & Mozzarella PearlsDiced Turkey with Chorizo and ChickpeasMini Muffin Turkey and Red Onion Barbecue PizzaThai turkey burgersItalian Mini Turkey BurgersTurkey Bubble and Squeak PattiesSmokey turkey pizzaTurkey Chilli Con CarneSweet and sour turkey noodlesSweet and Sour TurkeyGreen Thai curry for the slow cookerTurkey ChilliLime Turkey QuesadillasLeftover Turkey CurryTurkey Ham Citrus SaladMexican Shredded Turkey MoleTurkey Conchiglie BologneseWarm mexican turkey saladLemon Turkey Pappadelle PastaFruity Turkey KebabsRosti Topped Turkey PieCouscous with Turkey and Peppadew PeppersMum's Turkey MeatballsJubilee TurkeyTurkey BourguignonLean BBQ BurgersTurkey pie with crushed roast potato toppingCheesy Turkey FingersSpring Turkey Pot PiesTurkey pinwheel pops and Nutella jar saladTurkey and cous cous stuffed marrowsLeftover Christmas dinner pizzaTurkey with Mushrooms and CranberryOne Pot Herby Turkey and RiceTurkey MoussakaTurkey Thair curryTurkey BurgersButternut Squash and Turkey GoulashChinese Turkey with Chillies and BasilTurkey, Stuffing and Cranberry PiesTurkey and chestnut pilafMediterranean Stuffed Turkey ParcelsTurkey, tomato and pesto open puff pastry tartThai Style BitesBarbecue Turkey PizzaOjo's easy turkey chilliTurkey stir fryTomato turkey bakeTurkey PieTurkey Ham and Thyme PieCoronation turkey picnic rollsTurkey and Bacon LasagneTurkey and Cauliflower BakeSichuan Turkey Mapo TofuTurkey curry shepherds pieTurkey a la KingTurkey Spaghetti BologneseSlow Cooked Turkey PieBaked turkey and stuffing picnic balls with tomato dipping sauceRigatoni and Turkey MeatballsTurkey and pesto french bread pizzaTurkey CasseroleThai style turkey saladTurkey FrittataTurkey picnic rollsTurkey and sage lumiconiTurkey alla cacciatoreTurkey Parcels - Two WaysMini Turkey KievsTurkey Roast20 Minute Turkey Stir FryJerk turkey pizzaCheesy Turkey RouladeTurkey WellingtonTurkey and Coconut KormaTurkey Red Pepper BurgersTurkey WellingtonCrispy Sesame Turkey Salad with Orange Honey DressingTurkey and Bacon Subs with Sweetcorn RelishTurkey kebabs - Two waysTurkey and cheesey courgette meatballsTriple Turkey Balls LasagneTurkey GoulashTurkey Kebabs with TabboulehTurkey Cottage PieChinese Style Turkey Mince Stir FryTurkey and Broccoli QuicheTurkey, Brie and Cranberry Parcels with Winter SlawTurkey Pasta BakeTurkey MeatballsAsian turkey picnic wrapsQuick and Easy Turkey MeatballsLeftover turkey hoisin sauce wrapsTurkey FajitasLeftover Turkey and Vegetable CasseroleZingy KievTurkey EnchiladasTurkey JubileeSlow Cooker Turkey LasagneChilli turkey ciabattaTurkey Pan BagnatTurkey Korma WhirlsTurkey KebabsTurkey CurryMoroccan Style Turkey with Ras-El-HanoutQuick turkey kievSlow Cooked BBQ Pulled TurkeyTurkey, banana and apricot burgersSpiced Turkey Burgers with Avocado RelishTurkey and Ham PieTurkey JambalayaTurkey PithivierChargrilled turkey and nectarine saladTurkey Thigh Joint with CiderIndian Spiced MeatballsTurkey and Tomato BakeTurkey CalzoneMan-Size Turkey Caesar SaladTurkey Piri Piri SaladMoroccan Turkey Steak with Fresh CorianderRoast Turkey MufalettaHealthy Turkey Caesar SaladLemon and pesto gnocchi with turkeyTurkey and Apricot BurgersTurkey keftedes, mint sauce and tabboulehCaramelised turkey with chinese coleslawTurkey Stir Fry with Sticky Orange SauceTurkey RisottoTurkey SoupChristmas PieTurkey Soup with Vegetables and HerbsCitrus Turkey SaladSichuan Pepper Turkey Noodles with Wild GarlicTurkey LasagneTurkey & mediterranean veg pastaTurkey and Stilton with Apricot and Cranberry Filo ParcelsThree Cup TurkeySticky Sweet Chilli Turkey KebabsBaked turkey spring rollsTurkey and Leek Meatballs with Tomato Tagliatelle

Add new comment

Choose your star rating:


Comments (2)

8:21PM on 31st August, 2014
I agree with Roz it would be good if the calories could be shown for all recipes
I rated this recipe.  
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.
I rated this recipe.  

CLOSE Choose your star rating

CLOSE Send this page to a friend
Your Friend's Name
Your Friend's Email
Your Name
Your email address
Article link
Your message
CLOSE Send me ingredients list
Your Name
Your email address

Welcome to LeanOnTurkey.co.uk

Welcome to the home of great turkey recipes. Lean on turkey gives you some
fantastic recipe ideas whether you want a quick fix weekday favourite or inspiring
meals to tempt your taste buds, it’s all here!