Houmous and harissa kofte pittas

Houmous and harissa kofte pittas
  • Serves icon Serves 6
  • Time icon Hands-on time 30 min

A fun, tasty and super quick weeknight meal that puts the nation’s favourite dip to good use.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
625kcals
Fat
32.8g (5.8g saturated)
Protein
27.5g
Carbohydrates
51.6g (10.3g sugars)
Fibre
7.1g
Salt
1.32g
Calories
625kcals
Fat
32.8g (5.8g saturated)
Protein
27.5g
Carbohydrates
51.6g (10.3g sugars)
Fibre
7.1g
Salt
1.32g

Ingredients

  • 200g pot of houmous
  • 500g British lamb mince
  • 50g chopped raisins
  • 1½ tbsp rose harissa
  •  1 finely chopped onion
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  •  ½ cucumber
  • Small bunch of chopped fresh parsley
  •  6 pittas
  • Drizzle of tahini and a few toasted pine nuts, to serve

Method

  1. In a bowl, combine half the pot of houmous, lamb mince, chopped raisins, rose harissa and the chopped onion. Season, then shape into 18 equal-size kofte.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a non-stick pan and fry the kofte, in batches if necessary, until golden all over and cooked through (8-10 minutes). Cut the cucumber into half-moons and mix with a the fresh parsley. Warm the pittas in the toaster, then split and spread with the rest of the pot of houmous. Divide the cucumber salad equally among the pittas and add 3 kofte to each. Served topped with a drizzle of tahini and a few toasted pine nuts.

delicious. tips

  1. Make and shape the kofte up to 24 hours ahead and keep covered in the fridge.

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