‘Tis the season for… well not quite festive fare yet, but definitely the season for finger foods, what with all the office parties, neighbourhood get-togethers and family catch-ups that November brings. This time of year is just so much fun! My go to recipe this year is this easy to eat lamb style lamb kofta https://bit.ly/2zbBUM5 – makes it spectacularly easy to pitch up anywhere with a memorably delicious platter and a smile! #winddown #yearendfunction #fingerfood #entertaining #familyandfriends

Greek Style Easy To Eat Lamb Kofta


Serves: 4

Preparation time: 40 minutes


250g lean lamb mince

250g button mushrooms, chopped and pan fried

125ml dried bread crumbs

1 large egg

2 spring onions, finely chopped

5ml ground coriander

2ml ginger

2ml ground cumin

10ml lime zest

½ punnet snow peas

2 beetroot, cut into Jullien strips

4 sprigs mint

2 handfuls of salad greens

1 punnet baby button mushrooms, sliced in half and pan fried

20ml sesame seeds



  1. In a bowl mix the mince, mushrooms and bread crumbs. Add the egg, onion, coriander, ginger, cumin and zest. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  2. Form the kofta around a stick and grill or place onto a griddle pan until cooked through.
  3. Toss the peas, beetroot, mint and salad greens together. Add the mushrooms and the sesame seeds.
  4. Serve the kofta with the salad.


Cooks tip: make a dressing by, mixing 50ml cranberry juice, 20ml vinegar, 15ml olive oil and 10ml lemon juice. Drizzle it over the kofta and salad.



STRAP The perfect bite!