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Kefta Kabobs

$59.58 Cooking Fee
Serving Size: 4 oz
Recipe by:
Jen Stone
Middle Eastern meatballs packed with vibrant spices and fresh herbs.
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  • In a large bowl, mix all ingredients together thoroughly except oil.
  • Refrigerate for 15 and up to 30 minutes.
  • Soak bamboos skewers(if using) for 35 minutes or thinly coat metal skewers with oil.
  • With wet hands, shape meat into 20 elongated meatballs, similar to torpedoes. They should be about 4 inches long and 1 1/2-2in at the thickest point.
  • Skewer keftas lengthwise.
  • Place each skewer on a baking pan until ready to grill or broil.
  • Preheat grill or broiler.
  • Grill or broil 4 inches from heat for 3-5 minutes on each side until firm and just beginning to blacken.

Cook Times

Active Prep30
Hands-On Cook10
Total Time55 minutes
Recipe Serving Size10



  • 2 1/2 pound ground beef 90
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup fresh parsley or cilantro, do not use dried
  • 2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon mint
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon marjoram
  • Bamboo or metal skewers
  • extra virgin olive oil

Cooking Tools Required

Baking Pan, Baking sheet, Cutting board, Grill, Grill Pan, Measuring cups and spoons, Mixing bowls, Mixing spoon, Oven, Sharp Knives
Reheating/Serving Instructions
Serve hot or room temperature. Pairs well with tahini sauce! Reheat in microwave with damp paper towels over kaftas. 1-2 minutes or just warmed through.


Calories: 207kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 74mg | Sodium: 542mg | Potassium: 404mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 267IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 3mg

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