Pita Beef Kebabs Recipe

Ready to kofta? Enjoy a ground beef pita pocket recipe with Middle Eastern inspired meatball filling (aka Kofta Kebab). Made with lean ground beef, fresh parsley, paprika and cumin that’s served inside a pita and sprinkled with fresh veggies, feta and a pinch of cayenne pepper for a spicy finish.

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Step 1

Mix together ground beef, grated onion, 2 tbsp. parsley, oil, garlic, cumin, paprika, oregano, salt, pepper and cinnamon until combined.

Step 2

Divide meat mixture into 4 balls; form each ball into long sausage shape. Thread onto 4 large skewers, squeezing gently to form meat around skewer. Refrigerate for 10 minutes on parchment paper-lined tray.

Step 3

Preheat grill to medium-high heat; grease grate well. Grill skewers for 8 to 15 minutes or until well marked and cooked through.

Step 4

Meanwhile warm pitas according to package directions.

Step 5

Remove beef from skewers. Serve in warm pitas with tomatoes, cucumbers, hummus, feta, red onion and remaining parsley.