Lamb Koftas with Couscous Tabouli Recipe

Lamb Koftas with Couscous Tabouli Recipe

Lamb Koftas with Couscous Tabouli Recipe

Try this lamb Koftas with a couscous tabouli side.

  • PREP TIME 15 min
  • COOK TIME 20 min


  • 500 g lean lamb mince
  • 4 large garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 small tomatoes, diced
  • 2 tsp pomegranate molasses or maple syrup
  • 1 1/2 tsp middle Eastern spice blend (Harissa)
  • 30 g / 1 1/2 tbsp Flora Pro.Activ Buttery or original, melted
  • 2 large wholemeal flatbreads for serving
  • 1 cup eggplant dip
  • 1/2 cup / 125 ml water
  • 1/2 cup couscous
  • 10 g / 2 tsp Flora Pro.Activ Buttery or original
  • 4 spring onions, sliced
  • 2 cups parsley leaves
  • 1 cup mint leaves
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 4 medium Roma tomatoes, diced
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice


  1. Place lamb, garlic, tomatoes, pomegranate molasses and spice in a large bowl and mix well with clean hands. Shape into four even sausage shapes to form the koftas.
  2. Heat a grill pan over a medium heat or a barbecue grill. Brush the koftas with melted Flora pro-activ and grill, turning frequently and brushing with the melted Flora pro-activ. Cook for 10-15 minutes or until well browned with grill marks and cooked. Wrap in foil to keep hot.
  3. Cut the flat breads in half and place on the grill to warm.
  4. Place the bread on serving plates, divide the tabouli between the breads and place a koftas on each with eggplant dip. Serve flat or rolled up. TIP – Commercially made eggplant dip is available in supermarkets or if you prefer you can make your own.
  5. Bring ½ cup (125mL) water to the boil. Remove from the heat, stir in the couscous, cover and let stand for 2-3 minutes. Stir in the Flora pro-activ. Cool.
  6. Place the onions, parsley, mint and garlic into a small food processor and process until chopped finely.
  7. Stir the parsley mix, diced tomatoes and lemon juice into the couscous.
Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information
Energy (kcal)966 kcal
Energy (kJ)4056 kJ
Protein (g)43.7 g
Carbohydrate incl. fibre (g)111.7 g
Carbohydrate excl. fibre (g)93.3 g
Sugar (g)11.8 g
Fibre (g)18.3 g
Fat (g)38.8 g
Saturated fat (g)14.7 g
Unsaturated fat (g)20.2 g
Monounsaturated fat (g)12.4 g
Polyunsaturated fat (g)2.9 g
Trans fat (g)0.1 g
Cholesterol (mg)91 mg
Sodium (mg)783 mg
Salt (g)1.96 g
Vitamin A (IU)13074 IU
Vitamin C (mg)197.7 mg
Calcium (mg)331 mg
Iron (mg)12.59 mg
Potassium (mg)1750 mg