Ground Meat Kebabs with Pitas
 
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Recipe type/ Τύπος Πιάτου: Main Course
Cuisine/ Κουζίνα: Greek
Serves: 5
Ingredients/ Συστατικά
  • 250 gr. / 9 oz. ground meat from beef
  • 250 gr. / 9 oz. ground meat from pork
  • ⅓ cup bread crumbs
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 onion, finelly chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 small tomato, crushed
  • A handful of parsley
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 ½ tsp paprika
  • 1 ½ tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp dried mint
  • 10 skewers
  • 10 pitas
For the Yogurt/Mint
  • 200 gr. / 7 oz. Greek yogurt
  • 1 tbsp dried mint
  • Salt and pepper
For the Tomato Sauce
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • Salt, pepper
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • ¼ tsp curry powder
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp onion powder
Instructions/ Εκτέλεση
  1. In a bowl mix all the ingredients until they are all incorporated.
  2. Take a portion big as a lime and form a long log.
  3. Take a skewer and pierce the log lengthwise.
  4. Preheat broiler to highest.
  5. Place them in a pan and put them under the broiler leaving a distance of 15 cm / 6 in.
  6. Broil them for about 10 minutes from one side and 5 minutes from the other.
  7. Remove let them rest for five minutes and serve.
For the Yogurt/ Mint
  1. Mix everything in a bowl until they are incorporated and place the bowl in the fridge until the time you serve it.
For the Tomato Sauce.
  1. In a small pot add all the ingredients and bring to boil.
  2. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
  3. Turn off heat and let the sauce rest.
  4. Serve the kebabs over pitas with the sauces on the side.
Recipe by Culinary Flavors at http://www.culinaryflavors.gr/ground-meat-kebabs-with-pitas/