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Lebanese Kafta

Tired of burgers? This is a go to meal.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine Lebanese



  • 8 oz ground beef
  • 8 oz ground lamb
  • 1 yellow onion
  • ½ c flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp Lebanese Seven Spice
  • Kosher salt

Seven Spice Blend

  • 1 Tbsp allspice ground
  • 1 Tbsp coriander ground
  • 1 Tbsp cinnamon ground
  • 1 ½ tsp black pepper ground
  • 1 ½ tsp nutmeg ground
  • 1 ½ tsp cumin ground
  • 1 ½ tsp cloves ground



  • Finely chop onion and parsley. Add to mixing bowl.
  • Add meats and spices to chopped parsley/onion mix.
  • Knead all ingredients together until well-incorporated.
  • Shape into patties, or form around a grilling skewer.
  • Grill or sear until charred on the outside and cooked through.

Seven Spice Blend

  • Stir spices together and store in airtight container.


Serve on pita bread with a creamy greek yogurt or hummus.
Keyword Beef, Lamb

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