Grilled Lamb Kabobs – Kafta, Kofta or Kufta
Grilled Lamb Kabobs – Kafta, Kofta or Kufta. If you want to make a Lebanese feast, with kafta as the centerpiece, then you might want to make a menu with hummus, tabbouleh, and pita.
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
  • 2 lbs ground lamb (beef ground round can be substituted)
  • 1 large sweet yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 4 cloves of garlic, well crushed with a mortar & pestle (or just minced)
  • 6 tablespoons of fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons of fresh mint, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons of kosher salt
  • ½ to 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste
  1. Preheat grill or oven to medium-high heat. If you are cooking them in the oven, then set it to Broil.
  2. Mix all ingredients together. Wrap mixture around metal skewers.
  3. Cook on the the grill or broil in the oven, turning at least once for even cooking.
Cook time depends on heat of the grill or oven and the thickness of the kabobs.
Recipe by The Catholic Foodie at