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Kufta is the Hebrew word for meatball, similar to Lebanese kofta or Greek kefta. Ground sumac has a reddish-purple color and lemony flavor, a great addition to spice rubs and vinaigrettes. If you can't find it, substitute 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind.

Recipe by Cooking Light April 2016


Credit: Christopher Testani Styling: Kaitlyn Du Ross Walker

Recipe Summary

19 mins
28 mins
Serves 6 (serving size: 3 meatballs)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Combine first 8 ingredients in a large bowl. Add lamb and sirloin, stirring gently to combine. Shape lamb mixture into 18 meatballs. Thread 3 meatballs onto each of 6 (10-inch) skewers. Cup your hand around each meatball, gently shaping each into an oval around skewers.

  • Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Arrange skewers on pan. Grill 8 to 9 minutes or until done, turning occasionally.

Nutrition Facts

207 calories; fat 12.6g; saturated fat 5g; mono fat 5.2g; poly fat 0.7g; protein 21g; carbohydrates 2g; fiber 1g; cholesterol 72mg; iron 2mg; sodium 302mg; calcium 25mg; sugars 1g.