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Turkey Beef Kofta Kebabs - these meatball kebabs are packed with flavor - serve in a pita or on top of a salad with tzatziki sauce ~ https://jeanetteshealthyliving.com

Turkey Beef Kofta Kebabs

Course dinner
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 286 kcal
Author Jeanette


  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 pound ground chicken or turkey
  • 1 pound lean ground grass-fed beef
  • 3 tablespoons grated onion
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. Place garlic and salt in a mortar and smash to a pulp with pestle.

  2. Place ground chicken and beef in a large bowl. Add garlic, onion, parsley, coriander, cumin, cinnamon, allspice, cayenne pepper, ginger, and pepper and mix until well blended.
  3. Form into meatballs and place on plate. Cover and chill for at least 30 minutes. Meanwhile, soak bamboo skewers.

  4. Skewer meatballs with bamboo skewers and place on oiled foil-lined baking sheet. Shape meatballs into slight oval shapes and flatten slightly. Drizzle a little oil on top of skewers.
  5. Slide entire piece of foil onto grill, and cook kofta kebabs until done (with grill cover down), about 5-6 minutes per side.

Recipe Notes

Adapted from Allrecipes.com

Nutrition Facts
Turkey Beef Kofta Kebabs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 286 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 107mg36%
Sodium 492mg21%
Potassium 431mg12%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Protein 28g56%
Vitamin A 280IU6%
Vitamin C 5.5mg7%
Calcium 48mg5%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.