Egyptian Beef Koftas (Ground Beef on Skewers)

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“A yummy recipe that features finely ground beef cooked on skewers. You can have these on rice or pita bread with cucumber and tomatoes or any other way that sounds good! If you don't have all of the spices, you can do without. Enjoy!”

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  1. If using bamboo skewers, soak in water for at least 1 hour.
  2. If you can, run the beef and onions through a food grinder twice. If you don't have a grinder, pulse the onion in a food processor until chopped finely and then add the beef and pulse until it reaches quite a fine consistency. Place in a bowl.
  3. Soak bread in milk and add to meat together with the seasonings.
  4. Mix well and form into football shaped meatballs 2-3 inch in diameter. About 2 or 3 meatballs should fit on each skewer. You can shape them right on the skewers.
  5. Grill on skewers until cooked through.

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