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Turkey Koftes on a Cous Cous Salad
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Turkey Koftes with Cous Cous Salad & Tzatziki

Turkey Koftes with Cous Cous Salad & Tzatziki
Servings: 2 people
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins

Ingredients

For the cous cous

  • 140 g /5oz couscous - 20p
  • 250 ml /9fl oz of veg stock - 3p
  • 50 g /handful frozen peas - 10p
  • 50 g /handful frozen corn - 10p
  • 15 ml extra virgin olive oil - 10p
  • 100 g cherry tomatoes - 40p
  • 1/2 red pepper - 30p

For the Tzatziki

  • 1/5 cucumber 20p
  • 75 g low fat natural yoghurt 16p
  • 1 clove garlic 3p

For the Koftes

  • 500 g turkey breast mince - £4.00
  • 1 free range egg - 27p
  • zest 1/2 lemon - 20p
  • 1/4 red onion - finely chopped - 10p
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds - 10p
  • 2 dried red chillies - 10p
  • 1/3 packet fresh coriander - finely chopped, 30p
  • 30 g /1oz breadcrumbs - 5p
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • 4 x Bamboo barbeque skewers - 4p

Instructions

For the cous cous

  • Add boiling veg stock to couscous, with frozen peas and corn. Glug in the olive oil, the quartered cherry tomatoes and finely diced red pepper. Leave to stand for 15 minutes, fork through to fluff.

For the Tzatziki

  • Finely dice the cumber and garlic. Mix all ingredients together

For the Koftes

  • Soak the skewers in water for an hour before using.
  • Grind the cumin and chilli in a spice grinder. Place turkey breast mince in a bowl. Break in egg, add cumin and chilli powder, onion, lemon zest, coriander, breadcrumbs and salt and pepper. Mix together, divide into 20 and form into balls. Thread balls onto barbecue sticks, and place on baking tray. Bake in oven at GM5 / 190C / 375F for 30 minutes, and finish under the grill for 5 minutes to brown.
  • Serve the koftes on the couscous salad, with some extra green leaves and the Tzatziki
• Please note that the nutrition information provided below is approximate and meant as a guideline only.
• Unless stated otherwise cup conversions have been made with an online tool. For accuracy please check with your favoured conversion tool. We recommend buying inexpensive digital kitchen scales.
Serving: 2servings | Calories: 814kcal | Carbohydrates: 84g | Protein: 79g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 221mg | Sodium: 804mg | Potassium: 1299mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1945IU | Vitamin C: 63.6mg | Calcium: 129mg | Iron: 5.5mg