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Köfte with Pistachios and Tahini Sauce
© Zubin Schroff

Köfte with Pistachios and Tahini Sauce

  • SERVINGS: Makes 35 köfte
  1. 1 1/2 cups (7 ounces) shelled unsalted pistachios
  2. 3/4 pound ground lamb
  3. 3/4 pound ground beef
  4. 2 medium onions, grated
  5. 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  6. 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  7. 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  8. 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  9. 1/2 cup finely chopped flat-leaf parsley
  10. 2 tablespoons pure olive oil
  11. Tahini Sauce
  1. Preheat the oven to 350°. Spread the pistachios on a rimmed baking sheet and toast in the oven for about 8 minutes, or until lightly browned; let cool.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the lamb, beef, pistachios, onions, cumin, salt, black pepper and crushed red pepper and mix with your hands. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight.
  3. Lightly knead the parsley into the meat. Roll the meat into tablespoon-size balls. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large skillet. Add half of the meatballs and cook over moderate heat until browned all over, about 8 minutes; reduce the heat if the meatballs brown too quickly. Drain on paper towels. Repeat with the remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil and meatballs. Serve the meatballs hot or at room temperature with the Tahini Sauce.
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