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Beef Koftas

Beef Koftas

With Couscous & Harissa Yogurt

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This Beef Kofta, Couscous & Harissa Yogurt is bursting full of flavours and make the perfect dinner night option, from HelloFresh. Cook up a fresh start!

Tags:Family Friendly
Allergens:MilkCereals containing gluten

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Preparation Time45 minutes
Difficulty levelMedium
serving amount
Ingredientsarrow down iconarrow down icon
serving amount

1 unit(s)

Red Onion

1 unit(s)

Bell Pepper

1 unit(s)


1 bunch(es)


1 clove

Garlic Clove

1 punnet(s)

Baby Plum Tomatoes

75 grams

Greek Style Natural Yoghurt


1 sachet

Harissa Paste

240 grams

Beef Mince

10 grams

Panko Breadcrumbs

(ContainsCereals containing gluten)

1 sachet

Chicken Stock Powder

120 grams


(ContainsCereals containing gluten)

2 tbsp

Olive Oil for the dressing

Not included in your delivery

240 milliliter(s)

Water for the Couscous

Nutritional information
Nutritional informationarrow down iconarrow down icon
per serving
per 100g
Energy (kJ)3157 kJ
Energy (kcal)755 kcal
Fat35.0 g
of which saturates10.0 g
Carbohydrate69 g
of which sugars19.0 g
Protein37 g
Salt1.0 g
Always refer to the product label for the most accurate ingredient and allergen information.
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Halve, peel and chop the onion into small pieces. Halve the pepper and discard the core and seeds. Chop into 1cm sized chunks. Zest and halve the lemon. Pick the mint leaves from the stalks (and discard) and finely chop. Peel and grate the garlic (or use a garlic press). Halve the baby plum tomatoes and put them in a bowl. Mix the yogurt with half of the harissa paste and set side.


Place the beef, panko breadcrumbs, remaining harissa and half the garlic. Season with salt and pepper in a bowl. Use your hands to combine thoroughly. Shape into 4 cylinder shaped meatballs per person. IMPORTANT: Wash your hands after handling raw meat.


Heat a splash of oil in a medium saucepan over a medium heat. When hot, add the onion and pepper and cook until soft and starting to brown, 5-6 mins. Once softened, add the remaining garlic and cook for 1 minute. Stir in the chicken stock powder and water (see ingredients for amount). Bring to a boil, remove from the heat, stir in the couscous and pop a lid on the pan. Remove from the heat. Leave to the side for 8-10 mins or until ready to serve.


Meanwhile, heat a splash of oil in a large frying pan on a medium high heat. When hot, add the koftas. Fry, turning frequently, until evenly browned all over, 15-20 mins. Tip: Cook the koftas in batches if necessary to avoid overcrowding the pan. IMPORTANT: The koftas are cooked when no longer pink in the middle.


Once cooked, fluff the couscous with a fork. Add the lemon zest, half the mint and a squeeze of lemon juice. Taste and season with salt and pepper if needed. Add the remaining mint to the bowl with the baby plum tomatoes and oil (see ingredients for amounts). Season with salt and pepper.


Divide the couscous between your plates and top with the beef koftas. Dollop over the harissa yogurt and serve with the tomato and mint salad along side. Enjoy!