Beef Kofta Kebabs

  • 10MINS
  • 30MINS
  • 93KCAL

There isn't much we love more than a kebab. We came up with these slimming friendly Beef Kofta Kebabs when we were developing a donner kebab, and they are lush!

NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories93
  • Carbs3g
  • Protein1g
  • Fat1g
  • Saturates0.2g
  • Sugars1g

For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card below. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff in the blurb!

What diets are these Beef Kofta Kebabs suitable for?

These Beef Kofta Kebabs are suitable for gluten free and dairy free diets.

Please make sure to double, and triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.

How Weight Watchers friendly is this Beef Kofta Kebabs recipe?

  • You need to count 1 Point per portion of this Beef Kofta Kebabs recipe if you’re on WW Green.
  • You need to count 1 Point per portion of this Beef Kofta Kebabs recipe if you’re on WW Blue.
  • You need to count 1 Point per portion of this Beef Kofta Kebabs recipe if you’re on WW Purple.

Do you need any special ingredients to make these Beef Kofta Kebabs?

How many calories are in these Beef Kofta Kebabs?

There are 93 calories per portion in these Beef Kofta Kebabs, which means they fall into our Everyday Light category. 

These Beef Kofta Kebabs are perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet, and fit well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers. 

As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.

What could I serve with these Beef Kofta Kebabs?

These Beef Kofta Kebabs work really well when served alongside any of the following dishes:

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How do you know when these Beef Kofta Kebabs are cooked?

You’ll need to cook these Beef Kofta Kebabs for around 20-30 minutes on either the oven or the BBQ or until the meat is cooked through.

Standard advice here in the UK is to cook food until it has reached 70°C and stayed at that temperature for 2 minutes. This is to keep your family safe. 

Can you cook these Beef Kofta Kebabs any other way?

Yes you can!

You can cook these Beef Kofta Kebabs in the oven or on the BBQ at 180°C for between 20-30 minutes – make sure they’re cooked through!

How long can you keep Beef Kofta Kebabs in the fridge?

Once you’ve put it out, ideally you should eat it within 4 hours.

If you allow any leftovers to cool, make sure to refrigerate in a container with a lid and chill.  You can keep leftovers of Beef Kofta Kebabs in the fridge for approximately 3 days or so. 

Can you freeze Beef Kofta Kebabs?

Yes you can! This recipe can be frozen, but please remember to do the following;

  • Freeze it as soon as it is cold enough.
  • Use a container or bag that is suitable for freezing.

Don’t forget to add a label with what it is, and on what date you put it in the freezer! 

How do you reheat Beef Kofta Kebabs?

From chilled: Place in a microwave proof container with loosely fitting lid and heat for 4-7 minutes until piping hot.

From frozen: Allow to defrost, and heat covered in the microwave for 3-5 minutes then stir. Cook for a further 5-7 minutes until piping hot.

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Beef Kofta Kebabs

There isn't much we love more than a kebab. We came up with these slimming friendly Beef Kofta Kebabs when we were developing a donner kebab, and they are lush!
  • Prep Time
    10 MINS
  • Cook Time
    30 MINS
  • KCals 93
  • Carbs 3G
WW Points
  • 1 Green
  • 1 Blue
  • 1 Purple

Ingredients

  • 500 g 5% Minced Beef
  • 1 medium Onion very finely chopped
  • 1 handfull Fresh Parsley very finely chopped
  • 3 Cloves Garlic very finely chopped
  • 1 cm Ginger very finely chopped
  • 2 tsp Ground Cumin
  • 2 tsp Ground Coriander
  • 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Allspice
  • 1 Egg
  • Low Calorie Cooking Spray

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Instructions

  1. Place all the ingredients, except the egg, into a non-reactive bowl and mix well
  2. Crack in the egg and mix well to combine
  3. Take a small handful of the mixture and form into a sausage
  4. Thread the skewer through the sausage and place on a tray. Once you've done them all, place in the fridge for 30 minutes.
  5. Heat your BBQ or oven to 180°C
  6. Spray your kebabs with low calorie cooking spray and place in the BBQ or oven for 20-30 minutes until cooked through

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3 comments

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Claire LouiseSunday 4th August 2019

Shop bought minced lamb is much higher in fat (usually around 20%!)
I use lamb leg steaks, trimmed of all visible fat and roughly mince it in a food processor ☺️
A good local butcher will bone, trim and mince a lamb leg for you x

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MattThursday 14th March 2019

Hello,

What does a non-reactive bowl mean??

Thanks
Matt

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Ruth SaundersSaturday 19th January 2019

Hi,
OK to swap the beef mince for a lamb mince?
Many thanks X

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