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Spicy lamb kofta

Total Time
30 min
15 min
15 min
Tasty lamb kofta flavoured with Moroccan spice and pine nuts topped with a spicy capsicum sauce.


Lean lamb mince

500 g

Moroccan seasoning

2 tsp

Pine nuts

1 tbs, coarsely chopped

Egg white

1 medium

Roasted capsicum, not in oil

120 g

Fresh red chilli

½ whole, deseeded


1 clove(s), crushed

Dry wholemeal couscous

1 cup(s), (200g)

Iceberg lettuce

4 cup(s), shredded, coarsely shredded

Lemon juice

2 tsp

99% fat-free, plain Greek yoghurt, unsweetened

¼ cup(s), (60g)


  1. Place mince, spice mix, pine nuts and egg white in a large bowl. Season and mix until well combined. Shape into 4 x 10cm sausages. Refrigerate for 5 minutes.
  2. Heat a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Lightly spray lamb with oil and cook for 10-15 minutes, turning occasionally, or until well browned and cooked through.
  3. Meanwhile, using a food processor, process capsicum, chilli and garlic until almost smooth.
  4. Place couscous in a heatproof bowl and pour over 1 cup (250ml) boiling water. Stir with a fork then cover and stand for 5 minutes. Fluff up grains with a fork. Toss lettuce in lemon juice. Serve kofta with couscous and lettuce. Drizzle with yoghurt and spicy capsicum sauce.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Tomato wedges and chopped cucumber.