023 – Tajine of Kefta with Eggs

Feb 25, 2015 | Meat, Tajines

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Cook time :

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Complexity :

Easy

Ingredients :

  • 1 pound of ground meat (chicken, lamb or beef)
  • 1/2 an onion grated
  • 1/4 cup of chopped parsley
  • 3 minced garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp of paprika
  • 1/2 tsp of cumin
  • 1/2 tsp of pepper
  • 1 tsp of salt
  • 1 tsp of ginger (only if you are using chicken ground meat)
  • Hot chili pepper to taste
  • 1/2 Tbsp of olive oil
  • 3 tomatoes
  • 1/2 an onion grated
  • 2 Tbsp of tomato paste
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1/2 tsp of paprika
  • 1/4 tsp of cumin
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 Tbsp of olive oil
  • 3 eggs

Directions :

Preparing the meat:

1- Mix all the meat ingredients together and mix well.
2- Roll the meat into small meat balls.
Preparing the sauce:
1- Cut the tomatoes in half and grate them. Disregard the tomato skin.
2- On medium heat, drizzle the olive oil in your cooking pan.
3- Add the grated onion, tomatoes, paprika, cumin, salt, and pepper.
4- Cover the pan and let the spiced mix come to a boil.
5- When the sauce starts boiling, add the meat balls in the pan.
6- Dilute the tomato paste in the water and add it to the cooking pan.
7- Let the meat cook for 40 minutes.

Final Steps:

1- Once the meat is cooked, transfer the meat and sauce into a flat pan.
2- Add the 3 eggs to the meat and sauce, cover the flat pan and let the eggs cook for 5 minutes.

Serving:
Serve the Kefta Tajine with bread and Moroccan Mint Tea.

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