Shane Delia's Lamb Kefta Smoked Eggplant And Almonds Recipe

Shane Delia's Lamb Kefta Smoked Eggplant And Almonds is a delicious Middle Eastern dish that combines juicy lamb kefta with smoky eggplant and crunchy almonds. The lamb kefta is seasoned with aromatic spices like cumin, coriander, and paprika, giving it a rich and flavorful taste. The smoked eggplant adds a smoky and creamy element to the dish, while the almonds provide a satisfying crunch. This recipe is perfect for a hearty and satisfying meal.

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Ingredients for Shane Delia's Lamb Kefta Smoked Eggplant And Almonds Recipe

  • 83.33 gram Ground Lamb
  • 0.17 Small Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 0.33 cloves Cloves Of Garlic, Minced
  • 1/25 cup Fresh Parsley, Finely Chopped
  • 0.17 teaspoon Ground Cumin
  • 0.17 teaspoon Ground Coriander
  • 0.17 teaspoon Paprika
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • 0.33 Large Eggplants
  • 0.17 Juice Lemon
  • 0.33 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 0.08 cup Almonds
  • as per your need Fresh Parsley For Garnish
  • as required Warm Pita Bread Or Rice For Serving

Directions: Shane Delia's Lamb Kefta Smoked Eggplant And Almonds Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a bowl, mix ground lamb with finely chopped onion, garlic, parsley, cumin, coriander, paprika, salt, and pepper.
  • STEP 2.Shape the mixture into small kefta patties and grill them until cooked through.
  • STEP 3.Meanwhile, char the eggplants on an open flame until the skin is blackened and the flesh is soft.
  • STEP 4.Peel off the skin and mash the flesh with a fork. Season with lemon juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  • STEP 5.Toast the almonds in a dry pan until golden brown.
  • STEP 6.Serve the lamb kefta on a bed of smoked eggplant and sprinkle with toasted almonds.
  • STEP 7.Garnish with fresh parsley and serve with warm pita bread or rice.

Cooking Tips

  • For extra flavor, you can add a pinch of ground cinnamon to the lamb kefta mixture.
  • If you don't have a grill, you can also cook the kefta patties in a skillet or bake them in the oven.
  • To make the eggplant smokier, you can place it in a covered container with a smoldering piece of charcoal for a few minutes before mashing it.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover lamb kefta can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • The smoked eggplant can be refrigerated for up to 5 days.
  • To reheat, gently warm the lamb kefta in a skillet or microwave until heated through.
  • Serve the dish with a side of tzatziki sauce or a fresh salad for a complete meal.
Nutrition
value
802
calories per serving
37 g Fat73 g Protein38 g Carbs16 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    37g
  • Protein
    73g
  • Carbs
    38g
  • Fiber
    16g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    38g
  • Protein
    73g
  • Fiber
    16g

Fats

  • Fat
    37g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    196mg
  • Iron
    11mg
  • Vitamin A
    247mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    10mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    116mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    4mcg
  • Vitamin C
    26mg
  • Vitamin E
    5mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    206mg
  • Manganese
    3mg
  • Phosphorus
    698mg
  • Selenium
    34mcg
  • Zinc
    11mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp