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Beef Koftas in a Hole

Uniquely delicious and easy to make

4 - 6

Serves

15 mins

Prep Time

30 mins

Cook Time

Beef + Lamb New Zealand

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Beef + Lamb New Zealand

This Beef Koftas recipe is sure to be a hit in your household. Made with premium New Zealand beef mince, fragrant herbs, spices and served with a crispy batter, topped with sautéed red onions in olive oil for a touch of sweetness. Ideal for any gathering, this dish is sure to leave your taste buds satisfied. Don't miss out on this delicious and easy-to-make recipe!

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High Protein

High Iron

Ingredients

Koftas

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600g Quality Mark beef mince

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1/4 cup finely chopped parsley

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1 tsp ground coriander

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1 tsp ground cumin

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1 tsp paprika

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1/3 tsp salt and pepper

Batter

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200g plain flour

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200ml milk

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100ml water

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4 eggs

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1 tsp baking powder

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1/4 cup olive oil

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2 red onions

halved and sliced thinly

Method

Beef Koftas

1

Preheat the oven to 220°C and place a baking tray on a rack inside.

2

Batter: Combine the flour, milk, water, eggs, and baking powder in a bowl and mix well. Set aside to rest for 20 minutes while you make the koftas.

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Koftas: Place the NZ Beef mince, parsley, coriander, cumin and paprika in a bowl. Add a couple of grinds of salt and pepper and mix until well combined. Shape the mixture into 8 pointy-ended beef koftas (each around 7cm long) and set aside.

4

Remove the baking tray from the oven, add the ¼ cup of olive oil and return to the oven for 5 minutes.

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Then, add the sliced red onions to the tray, mix gently through the heated oil and bake for 5 minutes, turning halfway through.

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Add the koftas to the tray and cook for 5 minutes.

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Remove the tray from the oven, quickly pour in the batter, and bake for 20 minutes or until the pudding is crispy, golden and doubled in size.

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Remove and serve with a lovely garden salad filled with leafy greens and cucumber ribbons.

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Nutrition Information per Serving (284g)

Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).

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Energy

1670 kJ (399 kcal)

Protein

31.6g

Total Fat

17.5g

Saturated Fat

4.3g

Carbs

27.3g

Sugars

4.4g

Sodium

281mg

Iron*

3.9mg

* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)