Herbed Kofta & Spiced Tomato Sauce

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Food of the Sun: A Fresh Look at Mediterranean Cooking

Food of the Sun

By Alastair Little and Richard Whittington

Published 1995

  • About

Kofta have an exotic ring, while meatballs sound dull. They can, however, be excellent fare if made meltingly tender, aromatic and juicy. Because it is a way of making inexpensive cuts of meat delicate, you find variations on the theme throughout the countries of the Eastern Mediterranean. The main characteristic shared by the many meatball recipes you will come across is the texture of the meat, which is actually ground to a paste rather than minced. Traditionally, this is achieved with a