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Turkey kofta with flatbreads recipe

Turkey kofta with flatbreads recipe

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Make these turkey kofta flatbreads for an easy dinner idea. Herby courgette and turkey kofta are griddled until juicy, then load onto flatbreads with tangy garlic yogurt, lettuce and crumbled cheese, plus a simple tomato salad to serve. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 25 mins to prepare and 10 mins to cook
  • 590 calories / serving

Ingredients

  • 500g 7% fat turkey thigh mince
  • 20g fresh mint, finely chopped
  • 1 courgette, grated
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 10g fresh flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil, plus extra for greasing
  • 100g Greek-style yogurt
  • 250g cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 4-pack Deli Kitchen Greek-style flatbreads
  • 100g Greek-style salad cheese, crumbled
  • 1 romaine lettuce, finely shredded
  • ¼ cucumber, finely chopped
  • ½ lemon, cut into wedges
If you don't have mince, cut open some sausages instead

Each serving contains

  • Energy

    2475kj
    590kcal
    30%
  • Fat

    26g 37%
  • Saturates

    9g 46%
  • Sugars

    9g 10%
  • Salt

    1.5g 26%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 39.2g Protein 48.6g Fibre 7.2g

Method

  1. Preheat the grill to high. Lightly grease a baking tray with oil.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, mix together the turkey mince, mint, courgette, chilli, 2 crushed garlic cloves, egg and parsley (saving a little to garnish) until evenly combined. Shape the mix into 16 sausage shaped koftas and place on the baking tray. Drizzle with oil and place under the grill for 10-12 mins, turning halfway through, until evenly golden and cooked throughout. 
  3. Meanwhile, mix together the remaining garlic clove, yogurt and season with pepper. 
  4. In a separate bowl, mix together the cherry tomatoes, balsamic vinegar and season with pepper.
  5. Warm the flatbreads according to packet instructions. Top the warm flatbreads with the koftas, garlic yogurt, salad cheese, romaine lettuce, cucumber and a pinch of parsley. Serve with the tomato salad and a wedge of lemon. 

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