Mediterranean Kefta Kabob Recipe Video


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy


 Ground beef1 Pound (15% Fat)
 Ground lamb3 Pound
 Chopped parsley2 Tablespoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Black pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Sumac1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ground nutmeg1⁄4 Teaspoon
 7 spices1 Teaspoon
 Olive oil2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Pan Frying)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 2264 Calories from Fat 1946

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 218 g335.4%

Saturated Fat 60.8 g303.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 328.4 mg

Sodium 772.9 mg32.2%

Total Carbohydrates 2 g0.5%

Dietary Fiber 0.53 g2.1%

Sugars 0.3 g

Protein 76 g151.5%

Vitamin A 12.7% Vitamin C 16.9%

Calcium 7.1% Iron 41.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Combine all ingredients except olive oil. Shape meat into 2-3 inch ovals or shape onto skewers. Cook on grill for 3-4 minutes on each side and be careful while turning not to break the meat. Or heat a pan and add 2-3 tbs of olive oil and add kefta ovals, cook for 3-4 minutes on each side or until browned. Serve with hummus, garlic and salad.

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Editors Review

Here is a fantastic video that shows how to make a popular Mediterranean Kefta kabobs. The chef here also gives great cooking and serving suggestions. The kabobs can be grilled, baked or cooked in a pan and served with Baba Ganoush or Tabouli or Hummus or Fattoush or simple rice. This wonderful video is a must watch and this versatile dish is a must try!