Turkey Kofta & Tzatziki-Dressed Salad with Pickled Onion

Turkey Kofta & Tzatziki-Dressed Salad with Pickled Onion

A Middle Eastern staple!

Adapted from BlueApron

Ingredients

Metric System
Servings
  • 1 oz olives
  • 4 oz tzatziki
  • 1 onion
  • 2 oz water
  • 3 tsp vinegar
  • 3 tsp date syrup
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • oil
  • 10 oz turkey
  • 2 clove garlic
  • 2 oz bread crumbs
  • 3 tsp za'atar seasoning
  • 1 lettuce
  • 4 oz tomato
  • 1 cucumber
  • Step 1

    Step 1

    Serve the salad topped with the cooked kofta, pickled onion (draining before adding), and chopped olives. Drizzle with the tzatziki.

  • 1 oz olives
  • 0.25 cup tzatziki
  • Step 2

    Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired.

    Step 3

    Set aside to cool.

    Step 4

    Cook, stirring occasionally, 1 to 2 minutes, or until combined and the onion is coated. Turn off the heat.

    Step 5

    Add the sliced onion; heat to boiling on high.

  • 1 onion
  • Step 6

    In a small pot, combine the ingredients; season with salt and pepper. Whisk to combine.

  • 0.25 cup water
  • 1 tbsp vinegar
  • 1 tbsp date syrup
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • Step 7

    Add the kofta (meatballs) in an even layer. Loosely cover the pan with foil and cook, without stirring. Transfer to a plate when done.

    Step 8

    In a medium pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat a drizzle of olive oil on medium until hot.

  • oil
  • Step 9

    Gently mix to combine. Form the mixture into 10 tightly packed, oval-shaped patties. Transfer to a plate.

    Step 10

    In a large bowl, combine the ingredients.

  • 10 oz turkey
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 0.25 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 tbsp za'atar seasoning
  • Step 11

    Toss to coat. Taste, then season with salt and pepper if desired.

    Step 12

    To the bowl of marinated vegetables, add the ingredients.

  • 1 lettuce
  • 0.25 cup tzatziki
  • oil
  • Step 13

    Set aside to marinate.

    Step 14

    In a large bowl, combine the halved tomatoes, sliced cucumber, a drizzle of olive oil, and as much of the garlic paste as you’d like; season with salt and pepper.

  • 4 oz tomato
  • 1 cucumber
  • oil
  • 1 clove garlic
  • salt
  • black pepper
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