Ground Beef Kebabs

By Kevin • 30 or Less, All, Meat • 11 Nov 2018

Persian food is easily one of my favourites. It’s all about letting just a few quality ingredients shine and here’s another excellent example. I served the kebabs with the traditional accompaniments of basmati rice and a roasted tomato, sprinkled with sumac. A side of cucumber and pomegranate salad works perfectly here as well.

Time: 30 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients:

1 onion – peeled and roughly chopped
6g salt
1g fresh ground black pepper
1g turmeric
1g baking powder
400g lean ground beef

Preparation:

Preheat a grill or broiler on high heat.

Place all ingredients except beef in a food processor with an “S” blade. Process until the onion is nearly puréed.

Change to a dough blade and add the beef. Process until the meat becomes very stringy, but not paste-like.

Divide the mixture in four and form into cylinders approximately fifteen centimetres long. Place on skewers and flatten slightly.

Grill or broil the skewers until cooked through.

Serve immediately.

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