Pork Kofta Pitas with Tomato Salsa

Pork Kofta Pitas with Tomato Salsa Author: Canadian Living Credits: Pork Kofta Pitas with Tomato Salsa

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: September 2009

Ingredients

  • 1 lb lean ground pork
  • 2 green onions minced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh dill
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon each paprika and coriander
  • 3/4 teaspoons salt
  • 3/4 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 4 pita pockets cut in half
  • 1 cup sliced English cucumber
  • 1/2 small red onion thinly sliced
Tomato Salsa:
  • 1 cup chopped seeded tomato
  • 1 green onion thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh dill
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • pinch salt
  • pinch granulated sugar

Method

Tomato Salsa: In bowl, combine tomatoes, green onion, dill, lemon juice, oil, salt and sugar; let stand for 10 minutes.

In large bowl, mix together pork, green onions, garlic, dill, paprika, coriander, salt, cumin, egg and 1 tbsp (15 mL) water. Divide into 8 portions; form each into egg shape. Thread onto metal or soaked bamboo skewers.

Place on greased grill over medium heat; close lid and cook, turning once, until digital thermometer inserted into shapes reads 160°F (71°C), 10 minutes. Remove from skewers. Insert 1 kofta into each pita; add cucumber, onion and salsa.

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Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 833 mg
  • Protein 29 g
  • Calories 433.0
  • Total fat 17 g
  • Potassium 620 mg
  • Cholesterol 119 mg
  • Saturated fat 5 g
  • Total carbohydrate 40 g

%RDI

  • Iron 27.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 44.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 10.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 11.0
  • Vitamin C 20.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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