Turkey & courgette koftas

Turkey & courgette koftas

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Prep: 15 mins Cook: 20 mins plus soaking and chilling

Easy

Serves 4
Use turkey thigh mince in this cheap weeknight treat flavoured with cumin, parsley and mint - perfect with salad and crème fraîche dip

Nutrition and extra info

  • koftas only

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal381
  • fat17g
  • saturates8g
  • carbs23g
  • sugars11g
  • fibre6g
  • protein31g
  • salt0.6g
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Ingredients

  • 500g pack turkey thigh mince
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • zest and juice 1 lemon
    Lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • 140g courgettes, coarsely grated
    Courgette

    Courgette

    corr-zjet

    The courgette is a variety of cucurtbit, which means it's from the same family as cucumber,…

  • ½ pack flat-leaf parsley
  • ½ pack mint, leaves only, finely chopped
    Mint

    Mint

    mi-nt

    There are several types of mint, each with its own subtle difference in flavour and appearance.…

  • 85g half-fat crème fraîche
  • 50g Greek yogurt
  • 1 small cucumber, halved, deseeded and thickly sliced
  • 4 carrots, grated
    Carrot

    Carrot

    ka-rot

    The carrot, with its distinctive bright orange colour, is one of the most versatile root…

  • 140g cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 flour tortillas, each cut into 8 wedges
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

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Method

  1. Soak 8 wooden skewers in cold water for 10 mins. In a bowl, combine the mince, garlic, cumin, lemon zest, courgettes, half the mint and parsley, and some seasoning. Using wet hands, divide the mixture into 8 and form into sausage shapes around the skewers. Chill for 20 mins.

  2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix together the crème fraîche, yogurt, remaining mint, a squeeze of lemon juice, and some seasoning, then set aside. Toss the cucumber, carrots, tomatoes, remaining parsley and remaining lemon juice together in a bowl.

  3. Heat the grill and line the rack with foil. Toast the tortilla pieces for 3 mins on each side or until crisp. Brush the koftas with the oil and grill for 14-16 mins, turning until browned. Serve the koftas with the salad, minty dip and tortilla crisps.

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