Lamb kebabs Recipe

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Nutrition per portion

Calories 405 kCal 20%
Fat 22g 31%
  -  Saturates 11g 55%

This lamb kebab recipe combines minced lamb, fresh herbs and white breadcrumbs to make a delicious quick and easy dinner recipe that cost only £5 per head – perfect if you’re counting those pennies.


  • 250g minced lamb
  • 50g white breadcrumbs
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed
  • Dash of Tabasco sauce
  • 1 level tsp ground coriander
  • 1 level tsp ground cumin
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 mini pitta bread, to serve
  • For the dressing:
  • ½ x 200g carton Greek yogurt
  • ¼ of a cucumber, chopped
  • Want to make this for under £1 head?
  • Cost
  • : £3.77 (Tesco)
  • Items
  • : Value lamb & mutton mince (500g) £1.59, Paxo natural breadcrumbs 65p, Natural Greek-style yogurt (200g) 65p, Garlic 25p, Cucumber portion 38p, Value white pitta (6) 25p
  • (Prices correct at time of writing. See mysupermarket
  • for more deals).


  • Place the minced lamb in a bowl and add the other ingredients and mix well. Divide the mixture into 12 and shape each into a ball.

  • Thread the balls onto skewers. Cook the lamb balls under a hot grill for 10-15 mins, turning them occasionally so they cook through.

  • To make the dressing: Tip the yogurt into a bowl and stir in the cucumber and seasoning.

  • Warm the pitta bread before serving. Slit open the bread and fill each with 3 balls of lamb and spoon on some of the dressing. Alternatively, serve the lamb still on the skewers with the pitta bread and dressing. (Not suitable for freezing).

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<strong>Top tip:</strong> For extra spice, serve with pickled chillies to add an authentic Greek touch to your pitta meal.