Delicious Lamb Kofta with Sweet Potato Flatbread
I decided to do the flatbreads in the oven this time instead of on a skillet, they are much easier to make this way, but they look more like authentic naan breads when done on the skillet, so how you make them is entirely up to you. I use japanese white sweet potatoes for the flatbread, but if these are hard for you to find, you can just use regular sweet potato, the flatbreads will just have a more orange color to them, but the taste will be pretty much the same.
For the lamb kofta I also use a lean cut of lamb, which I ground up in my food processor, as lean ground lamb which is low in syns is pretty hard to find here, if you can get it then great, otherwise you can do what I have done, or substitute with extra lean ground beef.
This recipe is Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Paleo, Slimming World and Weight Watchers friendly
Slimming Eats Recipe
Extra Easy – 3.5 syns per serving
Paleo/Dairy free – use a dairy free yoghurt alternative
- 2 Sweet Potato Naan Breads(made as per oven directions) (6 syns) or if you prefer use a HEb pitta bread of tortilla option
- 350g (12.5oz) of lean lamb shoulder or use extra lean ground beef
- 1 clove of garlic, crushed
- ½ tsp of salt
- 1 tsp of paprika
- 1 tsp of cumin
- 1 tsp of coriander
- ¼ tsp of onion powder
- small handful of fresh coriander, chopped
- few leaves of fresh mint, chopped
- pinch of cayenne
- ½ cup of Greek yoghurt
- juice of half a lemon
- bunch of fresh mint, finely chopped
- pinch of salt
- 1 tsp of maple syrup (1 syn) or you can use sweetener if you prefer
- crisp lettuce, red onion, tomato and cucumber slices
- Make Sweet Potato Flatbread as per link above
- Preheat oven to 200c or 400f (gas mark 6)
- Add Lamb to a food processor and pulse until it is well ground up
- Add the garlic, salt, paprika, cumin, coriander, onion powder, fresh coriander, fresh mint, cayenne and some black pepper and pulse the blade a few more times until all the ingredients come together.
- Form into equal sized croquette type shapes or meatballs, place on a baking tray lined with parchment paper, spray over the top with oil and bake in the oven for approx 30 mins until cooked through.
- Mix the yoghurt, lemon juice, salt and maple syrup in a bowl, spread on flatbread, top with some of the salad mix, then the lamb kofta and roll fold over like a open pita and enjoy!!!
The recipe above has been calculated for Slimming World, however for those of you following the Weight Watchers plan or another calorie controlled type diet. Below is the approx. nutritional information:
Approx. NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION
1 serving (1 flat bread, kofta and mint yoghurt)
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