Lamb Koftas with Tenderstem® broccoli & Yoghurt Dip

Lamb Koftas with Tenderstem® broccoli & Yoghurt Dip

The Middle Eastern delight that is lamb kofta is given a Tenderstem® broccoli makeover.

Preparation time

10 minutes

Cooking time

45 minutes



Dietary requirements

  • Gluten free
  • Nut free

Nutritional information per serving

  • kcal 327
  • Fat 18g Medium
  • Saturates 6.8g High
  • Carbs 11.5g
  • Sugars 9.5g Low
  • Fibre 3.8g
  • Protein 27.9g
  • Salt 0.87g Low
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  1. In a large bowl combine the lamb, onion, garlic, saffron, salt, pepper and mix well with your hands.

  2. Separate the lamb mixture into 8 equal portions and form each into a sausage shape.

  3. Heat the oil in a large frying pan over a medium heat. Add the koftas, cook for around 20 minutes, turning frequently, until brown on all sides and cooked through.

  4. While the koftas are cooking, steam the Tenderstem® broccoli for 3-4 minutes until just tender

  5. In a bowl, combine the yoghurt and garlic, and season with salt and pepper to taste. Transfer to a small serving bowl. Drizzle with olive oil, if desired, and sprinkle with the dried mint and crushed rose petals (if using).

  6. Arrange the koftas on a platter, sprinkle with the sumac and serve with the Tenderstem® broccoli and yogurt dip. Delicious served with flatbreads or rice

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Nutrition information for Tenderstem® broccoli is based on lab analysis of the raw product commissioned by Tenderstem® broccoli. Please note, nutrition may vary due to origin, methods of storage and preparation, and freshness.

Nutrition analysis of recipes featured on the Tenderstem® broccoli website is calculated by a registered dietitian using McCance and Widdowson's The Composition of Foods, Seventh Edition, but may vary slightly depending on the specific ingredients used. Analyses do not include optional ingredients or suggested accompaniments unless specific amounts are given. If there is a range in the amount of an ingredient, the smaller amount is used. When a recipe lists a choice of ingredients, the first is used.