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Karl’s Palestinian Kofta with Sesame Sauce

My sister came for a visit and I told her that I was making kūbide—a Persian mixture of lamb and beef with sumac that is grilled and usually served either plain with rice or bread. I was rather free with my ingredients and—when I started to write up the recipe—I realized that what I had ended up with could not really be called kūbide—which is a specific kind of Persian kofta.

Karl’s Palestinian Kofta with Sesame Sauce

Karl’s Palestinian Kofta with Sesame Sauce

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Karl’s Lamb and Apricot Kofta Stuffed Bell Peppers

I made challah this weekend and it was so successful that I had to make it again. The question was: What do I serve with it? After several rounds of bargaining, Jan and I settled on lamb stuffed bell peppers.

Karl’s Lamb and Apricot Kofta Stuffed Bell Peppers

Karl’s Lamb and Apricot Kofta Stuffed Bell Peppers

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Karl’s Lamb Kofta Hand Wraps with Three Sauces

Miriam wants lamb for her birthday dinner, but because of her TMJ she would like tender meatballs (kofta). Variations of kofta are found over most of the Middle East, the Balkans, and throughout Central Asia and India. Miriam has asked for one of the simpler ones with various sauces.

Karl’s Lamb Kofta

Karl’s Lamb Kofta

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Karl’s Sour Cream and Lemon Sauce

Miriam was specific on what sauces she wanted for her kofta. The third sauce she requested was a sour cream and lemon sauce.

Karl's Three Kofta Sauces

Karl’s Kefir, Lime and Mint Sauce                           
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Karl’s Sour Cream and Lemon Sauce

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