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Recipe: Lamb Kofta Tacos

You will love this Mediterranean twist on tacos!

Lamb Kofta Tacos you will love the Mediterranean twist! Get the recipe on newmm2019.wpengine.com
Yields1 Serving
Prep Time10 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time40 mins
lamb
 1 pound ground lamb (beef is good too!)
 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint
 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
 squeeze of fresh lemon juice
 a few pinches garlic powder, salt & pepper
 olive oil for grilling
for the tacos
 4 flour tacos
 baby spinach
 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
 1 cucumber, sliced thin
 1/2 cup kalamata olives, pitted & sliced
 juice from 1/2 lemon
 good glugg of olive oil
 fresh dill
 salt & pepper to taste
for the potatoes
 1 pound small red potatoes, cut into small pieces
 garlic salt & pepper
 1/2 teaspoon cumin
 grasped or olive oil
 top with sour cream or Homemade Tzaziki Sauce & feta cheese
1

In a bowl combine the lamb with the rest of the ingredients. Make small patties with the ground lamb mixture.

2

Heat a grill pan over medium heat. Add a splash of olive oil to the pan. Grill the lamb for a few minutes on each side until cooked through. About 4 minutes total.

3

Pre heat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit with the rack in the middle. Line a baking sheet with tin foil or parchment paper. Toss potatoes with oil, garlic salt, pepper and cumin. Bake the potatoes for 15 minutes, flip with a pair of tongs. Bake another 15 minutes. Remove from the oven.

4

In a medium bowl toss the cherry tomatoes, cucumber slices and olives with some lemon juice, fresh dill and olive oil and salt/pepper.

5

Put together the tacos: on each taco layer on some baby spinach, cumin potatoes, lemon tossed veggies, lamb Kofta and sour cream/Tzaziki sauce.

Ingredients

lamb
 1 pound ground lamb (beef is good too!)
 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint
 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
 squeeze of fresh lemon juice
 a few pinches garlic powder, salt & pepper
 olive oil for grilling
for the tacos
 4 flour tacos
 baby spinach
 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
 1 cucumber, sliced thin
 1/2 cup kalamata olives, pitted & sliced
 juice from 1/2 lemon
 good glugg of olive oil
 fresh dill
 salt & pepper to taste
for the potatoes
 1 pound small red potatoes, cut into small pieces
 garlic salt & pepper
 1/2 teaspoon cumin
 grasped or olive oil
 top with sour cream or Homemade Tzaziki Sauce & feta cheese

Directions

1

In a bowl combine the lamb with the rest of the ingredients. Make small patties with the ground lamb mixture.

2

Heat a grill pan over medium heat. Add a splash of olive oil to the pan. Grill the lamb for a few minutes on each side until cooked through. About 4 minutes total.

3

Pre heat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit with the rack in the middle. Line a baking sheet with tin foil or parchment paper. Toss potatoes with oil, garlic salt, pepper and cumin. Bake the potatoes for 15 minutes, flip with a pair of tongs. Bake another 15 minutes. Remove from the oven.

4

In a medium bowl toss the cherry tomatoes, cucumber slices and olives with some lemon juice, fresh dill and olive oil and salt/pepper.

5

Put together the tacos: on each taco layer on some baby spinach, cumin potatoes, lemon tossed veggies, lamb Kofta and sour cream/Tzaziki sauce.

Recipe: Lamb Kofta Tacos

~ Marla Meridith

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