Lula Beef Kebabs

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Lula Kebabs are traditional meal from the Caucasus region of Europe that are fast, easy, and delicious to eat. These ground beef kebabs are the perfect quick weeknight meal, or you can can also make them ahead of your meal,…

Lula Kebabs are traditional meal from the Caucasus region of Europe that are fast, easy, and delicious to eat. These ground beef kebabs are the perfect quick weeknight meal, or you can can also make them ahead of your meal, and have them ready to cook when company arrives. The kebabs can be made in a grill pan, on a grill or roasted in the oven, depending on your preference. You can also tweak the seasoning to add more spice if you like, or even use ground lamb to give the recipe a more traditional Caucus flavor!

Ingredients

Prep Time

10 min

Total Time

25 min

Yield

Feeds 4
  • 1 lb LGCM Ground Beef
  • 1/4 cup Parsley ( chopped)
  • 1/4 cup Onion ( minced)
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 1/2 tsp Allspice
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Cardamom
  • 3 clove Garlic ( grated)
  • 2.5 Tbsp Tomato Paste

Directions

  • 1

    Preheat your oven to 375 degrees. Combine all of the ingredients together in a large bowl and mix well with your hands. Form the meat into logs 3-4 inches in length.

  • 2

    If using a grill pan, lightly grease it and heat it on your stovetop over medium heat until quite hot, then add the kebabs to the pan, making sure not to crowd them. Allow them to sear for 1-2 minutes on each side before transferring to the oven. If you are grilling them, preheat your grill to 350 degrees and grill for 1-2 minutes on each side before closing the grill. If you are roasting in the oven, arrange the kebabs on a parchment covered sheet pan.

  • 3

    Continue cooking until the kebabs reach your 165ºF. Once done, remove from oven, top with minced onion and chopped parsley. Serve with rice, fresh hummus, and cucumber. Enjoy!


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Pairs great with:

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