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Lamb Kofte Mezze With Baba Ganoush

Lamb Kofte Mezze With Baba Ganoush

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Prep Time

45 min

Cuisine

Lebanese

Learn to make your own baba ganoush – a smoky aubergine dip – in this easy mezze-style supper. Serve with cumin-spiced lamb kofte, a simple spinach salad with lemon dressing, and warmed pitta bread for dipping. It's the perfect summertime supper. Ba-ba-beautiful!

Prep Time

45 min

Cuisine

Lebanese

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Ingredients
For 2 people (double for 4)
Lemon
1 lemon
Red-onion
1 red onion
Aubergine
1 aubergine
garlic-clove
2 garlic cloves
Panko breadcrumbs edit
30g panko breadcrumbs †
ground-cumin
1 tsp ground cumin
cayenne-pepper
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
British Lamb mince2
250g British lamb mince
Tahini
1 tbsp tahini †
Baby-spinach
80g baby leaf spinach
wholemeal pittas
2 wholemeal pittas †
You Will Need
Tin foil, olive oil, pepper, salt

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • 1 lemon
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 aubergine
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 30g panko breadcrumbs<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 250g British lamb mince
  • 1 tbsp tahini<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 80g baby leaf spinach
  • 2 wholemeal pittas<span class="strong">†</span>
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 510 kJ
122 kcal
2399 kJ
571 kcal
Fat
of which saturates
5.4 g
1.9 g
25.3 g
9.1 g
Carbohydrate
of which sugars
11.4 g
1.7 g
53.4 g
7.8 g
Fibre 2.1 g 10 g
Protein 8.1 g 37.9 g
Salt 0.16 g 0.75 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 lemon
lemon
1 red onion
red onion
1 aubergine
aubergine
1 garlic clove
garlic
30g panko breadcrumbs
wheat flour (gluten), sugar, salt, yeast
1 tsp ground cumin
ground cumin
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
cayenne pepper
250g British lamb mince
lamb (100%)
1 tbsp tahini
sesame
80g baby leaf spinach
spinach
2 wholemeal pittas
wholemeal wheat flour (gluten), water, yeast, spirit vinegar, salt, deactivated yeast, preservative: calcium propionate,
Allergens
  • Allergens highlighted by † (gluten, sesame)

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 Lamb Kofte Mezze With Baba Ganoush

Preheat the oven to 240ºC/ 220ºC (fan)/ 475ºF/ Gas 9

Chop the aubergine[s] into 4 [8] wedges and pierce each wedge with a fork a few times, then wrap the garlic cloves (skins on) in tin foil

Add the pierced aubergine wedges and wrapped garlic cloves to a baking tray, then put the tray in the oven and cook for 30-35 min or until the aubergine is soft and brown

2 Lamb Kofte Mezze With Baba Ganoush

Meanwhile, chop the red onion[s] (skins on) into wedges

Add the lamb mince, panko breadcrumbs and ground cumin to a large bowl with a generous pinch of salt and pepper

Mix thoroughly with clean hands until fully combined, then shape into 6 [12] koftes

 

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Add the red onion wedges to one half of a separate tray, drizzle with olive oil and season with a pinch of salt and pepper 

Add the lamb koftes to the other half of the tray

Put the tray in the oven and cook for 15-20 min until the onions are tender and the kofte are browned and cooked through

 

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Meanwhile, cut the lemon[s] in half 

Squeeze the juice of 1/2 [1] lemon into a large bowl

Add 2 tbsp [4 tbsp] olive oil and a generous pinch of salt and pepper and mix to combine

Wash, then add the baby leaf spinach to the bowl and give it a gentle mix up until coated in the dressing

5 Lamb Kofte Mezze With Baba Ganoush

Once the aubergine and garlic has softened, transfer to a clean chopping board (reserve the tray) and allow to cool slightly

Meanwhile, squeeze the juice of the remaining lemon into a small bowl

Add the tahini, 2 tbsp [4 tbsp] olive oil and a generous pinch of salt and pepper 

 

 

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Add the pitta bread to the reserved baking tray

Put the tray in the oven for 3-4 min or until warmed through

Once cool enough to handle, scoop the soft aubergine flesh out of the skin with a spoon

Squeeze the soft roasted garlic out of its skin 

 

7 Lamb Kofte Mezze With Baba Ganoush

Add the garlic and aubergine flesh to the tahini bowl and give everything a good mix up – this is your baba ganoush 

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Once the red onions are done, carefully cut off the root and remove the skins

Serve the lamb kofte over the baba ganoush with the roasted onion petalsdressed spinach and warmed pitta to the side

Sprinkle the baba ganoush with a pinch of cayenne pepper (Can't handle the heat? Go easy!) and enjoy!

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