Mediterranean Beef Kofta Patties
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Mediterranean Beef Kofta Patties

Mediterranean Beef Kofta Patties

with Garlic-Lemon Aioli and Roasted Veggie Jumble

You’ve had meatballs, meatloaves, and burgers before...but have you ever tried kofta? These marvelous Mediterranean patties are positively bursting with flavor, and they’re about to become your new fave way to prepare ground beef. Ours are mixed with smoked paprika, cumin, and garlic, then seared to perfection. They’re served drizzled with a lemony aioli alongside cilantro roasted veggies and tender sweet potatoes. This melange of flavors will take your taste buds on a trip—no passport required!


Produced in a facility that processes eggs, milk, fish, peanuts, sesame, shellfish, soy, tree nuts, and wheat.

Total Time40 minutes
Prep Time


serving amount

1 unit

Sweet Potatoes

1 unit


1 unit

Bell Pepper

2 unit


2 clove


1 unit


¼ ounce


1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon

Smoked Paprika

10 ounce

Ground Beef

2 tablespoon


(Contains Eggs)

Not included in your delivery

1 tablespoon

Olive Oil




Nutrition Values

/ per serving
Energy (kJ)2552 kJ
Calories610 kcal
Fat40 g
Saturated Fat11 g
Carbohydrate36 g
Sugar11 g
Dietary Fiber8 g
Protein31 g
Cholesterol110 mg
Sodium250 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.


Baking Sheet
Small Bowl
Large Pan
Medium Bowl


Roast Sweet Potatoes

Adjust racks to top and middle positions and preheat oven to 450 degrees. Wash and dry all produce. Dice sweet potato into ½-inch pieces. Toss on a baking sheet with a drizzle of olive oil, ¼ tsp cumin (½ tsp for 4 servings; be sure to measure), salt, and pepper. Roast on middle rack until lightly browned, 20-25 minutes.


Meanwhile, trim and dice zucchini into ½-inch pieces. Core, deseed, and dice bell pepper into ½-inch pieces. Trim and thinly slice scallions, separating whites from greens. Roughly chop cilantro leaves and stems. Mince or grate garlic. Zest and quarter lemon.

Roast Veggies

Toss zucchini, bell pepper, and scallion whites on a second baking sheet with a drizzle of olive oil, ¼ tsp cumin (½ tsp for 4 servings; you’ll use the rest later), salt, and pepper. Roast on top rack until tender, 15-18 minutes.

Make Aioli

While veggies roast, in a small bowl, combine mayonnaise and lemon zest, lemon juice, and garlic to taste. Season with a pinch of paprika, salt, and pepper.

Cook Patties

In a medium bowl, combine beef with remaining paprika, cumin, and garlic. Season generously with salt and pepper. Form into four small patties (eight patties for 4 servings), each about 3 inches wide. Heat a drizzle of olive oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Add patties and cook until browned and cooked through, 2-3 minutes per side.

Finish and Serve

Remove veggies from oven and toss with half the cilantro. Divide between plates along with patties and sweet potato. Top with aioli, scallion greens, and remaining cilantro. Serve with any remaining lemon wedges on the side.