Deconstructed beef kofta with cannellini beans
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  • Olive oil spray
  • 130g of beef mince (ground beef)
  • 1/4 of a brown onion, diced
  • 1 tsp of minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp of ground coriander
  • 1/2 tsp of smoked paprika
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp of cayenne pepper
  • 1 tbs of fresh coriander (cilantro), shredded plus garnish
  • 4 cherry tomatoes
  • 200g cannellini beans, drained (half a 400g can)
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tbs of crumbled feta
  • 2 tsp of fried shallots
  1. Spray an ovenproof skillet with the olive oil spray and heat the skillet on med to medium-high heat
  2. When hot, add onion and cook for about 3 minutes until onions start to go brown.
  3. Add the garlic and cook for another minute or two until the garlic starts to change colour.
  4. Add all the spices except the fresh coriander (cilantro) and salt and pepper and cook for about 30 seconds until they start to give off an aroma.
  5. Add the mince to the pan, season with salt and pepper and brown - about 2 to 3 minutes.
  6. While the mince is cooking turn the grill (broiler) on a medium heat to warm up.
  7. Once the mince has browned add the tomato, coriander and cannellini beans
  8. Warm through the tomato and cannellini beans, about 2 minutes.
  9. Remove the skillet from the heat and sprinkle with feta. If you aren't using an oven proof skillet then pop everthing in an ovenproof casserole dish before topping with feta.
  10. Pop the skillet under the grill (broiler) and cook for a few minutes until the feta starts to melt.
  11. Remove and garnish with coriander (cilantro) and fried shallots.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 480
Recipe by Shrinking Single at