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Aromatic Lamb Koftas & Herbed Spelt

Aromatic Lamb Koftas & Herbed Spelt

Rating
4.5rating out of 5

(2059 reviews from our customers)

Prep Time

25 min

Cuisine

Middle Eastern

These Middle Eastern-inspired meatballs are flavoured with sumac, a citrus flavoured spice and are oven-baked for ease. Served over the super grain spelt, flecked with tarragon, spring onion and beef tomato and served with thick Greek-style yoghurt. Hidden flavours all round.

Prep Time

25 min

Cuisine

Middle Eastern

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Ingredients
For 2 people (double for 4)
dried-cranberries
30g dried cranberries
Egg
1 British free-range egg †
garlic-clove
2 garlic cloves
Spring-onion
1 spring onion
Greek-yoghurt
150g organic Greek-style yoghurt †
Panko breadcrumbs edit
30g panko breadcrumbs †
Spelt
120g spelt †
ground-cumin
1 tsp ground cumin
Sumac
1 tsp ground sumac
ground-coriander
1 tsp ground coriander
Beef tomato
1 beef tomato
fresh-tarragon
5g tarragon
British Lamb mince2
250g British lamb mince
beef stock cube (new5/18)
1 beef stock cube †
You Will Need
Olive oil, pepper, salt

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • 1 bag of dried cranberries (30g)
  • 1 British free-range egg<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 spring onion
  • 1 Greek-style yoghurt pot (150g)<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 30g panko breadcrumbs<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 120g spelt<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground sumac
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 beef tomato
  • 5g tarragon
  • 250g British lamb mince
  • 1 Knorr beef stock cube<span class="strong">†</span>
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 628 kJ
149 kcal
3171 kJ
755 kcal
Fat
of which saturates
6 g
2.8 g
30.2 g
14.2 g
Carbohydrate
of which sugars
16.3 g
4.5 g
82.3 g
22.6 g
Fibre 1.1 g 5.6 g
Protein 8.6 g 43.5 g
Salt 0.6 g 3.03 g
*Gousto’s nutritional information only applies to ingredients supplied by Gousto. The cooking process and additional ingredients added at home (listed under “What you’ll need”) will affect total values.
Ingredients contain
1 bag of dried cranberries (30g)
cranberries, sugar, sunflower oil
1 British free-range egg
egg
1 garlic clove
garlic
1 spring onion
spring onion
1 Greek-style yoghurt pot (150g)
Organic Greek style natural yoghurt (milk)100%
30g panko breadcrumbs
wheat flour (gluten), sugar, salt, yeast
120g spelt
spelt (wheat gluten)
1 tsp ground cumin
ground cumin
1 tsp ground sumac
ground sumac
1 tsp ground coriander
ground coriander
1 beef tomato
5g tarragon
tarragon(100%)
250g British lamb mince
lamb (100%)
1 Knorr beef stock cube
Salt, vegetable fats (palm, shea butter, sal butter), potato starch, sugar, beef extract (4%), yeast extract, flavourings, onion powder, caramel syrup, maltodextrin, parsley, carrots, spices (parsley roots, CELERY seeds).
Allergens
  • Allergens highlighted by † (egg, milk, gluten, celery)

In addition to the recipe specific allergen information provided, due to production and packing methods Gousto boxes may also contain low levels of the following allergens: Cereals containing gluten; Crustaceans; Eggs; Fish; Peanuts; Soya; Milk; Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews ,pecan nuts ,brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts; Celery; Sesame; Sulphur dioxide and Sulphites; Lupin; Molluscs; Mustard.

Cooking Instructions
Instructions for 2 people (double for 4)
1 Perfect Picnic Spelt & Lamb Meatballs

Preheat the oven to 220°C/ 200°C (fan)/ 425°F/ Gas 7

Boil a kettle

Chop the dried cranberries finely

Peel and finely chop (or grate) the garlic 

2 Perfect Picnic Spelt & Lamb Meatballs

Add the spelt to a pot of boiled water over a high heat

Cook for 15-20 min or until cooked through but with a slight bite

Once cooked, drain and return it to the pot

3 Perfect Picnic Spelt & Lamb Meatballs

Meanwhile, combine the lamb mince, chopped garlic, chopped cranberries, crushed beef stock cube[s], ground cumin, ground coriander, egg[s], panko breadcrumbs and half of the sumac (you'll use the rest for garnish) with a generous pinch of pepper

Mix very thoroughly with clean hands to make sure everything is well combined 

4 Perfect Picnic Spelt & Lamb Meatballs

Divide the mixture into 6 [12] and roll into balls these are your koftas

Add the koftas to a baking tray (use tin foil to avoid a mess!) and put them in the oven for 12-15 min or until cooked through

5 Perfect Picnic Spelt & Lamb Meatballs

Meanwhile, chop the tarragon finely, including the stalks

Chop the spring onion finely, discarding the root end[s]

Dice the beef tomato[es]

6 Perfect Picnic Spelt & Lamb Meatballs

Mix the Greek-style yoghurt with 1 tbsp [2 tbsp] olive oil and a pinch of salt and pepper

7 Perfect Picnic Spelt & Lamb Meatballs

Stir the chopped tarragon, diced tomato and chopped spring onion into the spelt pot with 2 tbsp [4 tbsp] olive oil and a pinch of salt and pepper  this is your herbed spelt 

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Serve the yoghurt over the herbed spelt and top with the koftas

Sprinkle the remaining sumac over 

Enjoy!

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