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.
Mix together ground beef, grated onion, 2 tbsp. parsley, oil, garlic, cumin, paprika, oregano, salt, pepper and cinnamon until combined.
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.
Preheat grill to medium-high heat; grease grate well. Grill skewers for 8 to 15 minutes or until well marked and cooked through.
Meanwhile warm pitas according to package directions.
Remove beef from skewers. Serve in warm pitas with tomatoes, cucumbers, hummus, feta, red onion and remaining parsley.