Turkey Kofta Kebab Recipe

This Turkey Kofta Kebab Recipe is the perfect Mediterranean meal that you can eat on its own, in a pita sandwich, hummus or rice bowls. Ground turkey is mixed with fresh herbs, warm spices, garlic, onion and breadcrumbs to create a delicious kebab. This is the perfect summer grilling recipe!

Ingredients

– 1 1/2 pound ground turkey – 4 garlic cloves, minced – 1/2 of a medium sweet onion – 2 Tablespoons fresh parsley, finely chopped – 2 Tablespoons fresh mint, finely chopped – 3/4 teaspoon salt – 1/8 teaspoon black pepper – 1 teaspoon cumin

Ingredients

– 1 teaspoon coriander – 1 teaspoon cinnamon – 1/2 teaspoon allspice – 1/2 teaspoon cloves – 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes {optional} – 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper {optional} – 1/2 teaspoon oregano – 1 egg, slightly beaten – 1/2 cup breadcrumbs

Tahini Garlic Sauce

– 1 cup tahini – 3/4 cup warm water {might need more depending on the consistency you like} – 4 garlic cloves, minced – 1/4 cup lemon juice – 1/4 teaspoon salt

Instructions

If you are using wooden skewers you will want to soak them for an hour before you grill. If you are using metal skewers set about 6-8 aside depending on how big you want to make your kebabs. Preheat the grill on medium-high heat for 10- 15 minutes before you start grilling.

Instructions

In a food processor chop the onion and garlic until finely chopped. Add the ground turkey, parsley, mint, salt, pepper, cumin, coriander, cinnamon, allspice, cloves, red pepper flakes, cayenne pepper, oregano and give it a few pulses. Add the egg and process until the turkey starts to become a thick mixture and everything is pretty well mixed together.

Instructions

Add the breadcrumbs and process until everything is combined. Remove the turkey mixture from the food processor and put it into a large mixing bowl. If the mixture feels very wet and sticky and hard to work with you can add a bit more breadcrumbs.

Instructions

Put all the ingredients for the Tahini Garlic Sauce in a food processor and process until everything is combined and the sauce is smooth. Add more water to reach the consistency you like.