Kofta Kebabs

Vegan & Vegetarian

Classic Middle Eastern kofta goes plant-based with this recipe for vegetarian kofta. With the help of ground Beyond Meat and some Middle Eastern spices and seasonings.

INGREDIENTS – Beyond Meat – Onion  – Cilantro  – Bread crumbs gluten-free or regular – Salt – Cumin – Paprika – Cinnamon – Egg optional – Tahini sauce for serving  – Pitas for serving 


– Combine ground Beyond Meat, diced onion, bread crumbs, and cilantro. Season the kofta kebab mix with spices, salt, and pepper.


– Using wet or well-oiled hands, shape the vegetarian kebabs into about 10 oval elongated shapes.


– Place a cookie drying rack on top of a baking sheet. Arrange the kebabs on the cookie rack. Place the sheet on the highest oven level closest to the grill. Grill each batch for 5 minutes on each side.


– Serve kebabs sprinkled liberally with additional chopped parsley and tahini on the side. The traditional Israeli way of eating them is in a pita with some Israeli salad, zaalouk, and tahini sauce.

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