American Lamb Kofta Burrito


June 24, 2022

Recipe provided by Lamb Kofta Burrito - The Food in My Beard, courtesy of the American Lamb Board (American Lamb Kofta Burrito | American Lamb).

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1 Can, chickpeas, drained & rinsed

1/4 cup Harissa paste


1 1/2 cups Cooked bulgur wheat

1 cup Chopped parsley

1/2 cup Cucumber, chopped

1/4 cup Tomato, chopped

Salt & pepper to taste


1 cup Greek yogurt

1/4 cup Cucumber, minced

1 cloves Garlic, grated

1 Lemon juiced

2 tbsp Mint, chopped

1 tbsp Parsley, chopped

Salt & pepper, to taste


1 cup Tomatoes, chopped

1 cup Cucumber, chopped

1 cup Lettuce, chopped

1/4 cup Jalapeno, chopped

1/2 cup Onion, chopped

1 Lemon, juiced

Salt & pepper, to taste


1 lb Ground American lamb

1/2 cup Onion, minced

1/4 cup Jalapenos, minced

1/4 cup Mint, chopped

2 tbsp Parsley, chopped

1 cloves Garlic, grated

1 tbsp Cumin

1/2 tsp Cinnamon

1/4 tsp Clove

Salt & pepper


large Tortillas


1Add the chickpeas to a pan with the harissa paste. Add about 1/4 cup of water and stir to combine. Bring to a simmer and cook for 15 minutes to slightly soften the chickpeas.

2Smash about 1/4 of the chickpeas with a fork. Keep warm until ready to build the burritos.

3Mix all the tabouli ingredients and set aside in the fridge.

4Mix all the tzatziki ingredients and set aside in the fridge.

5Mix all the salsa ingredients and set aside in the fridge.

6Mix all the kofta ingredients and form small but thick burger-like patties. Preheat grill to high. Grill kofta for about 8 minutes per side to brown and cook to medium well.

7Microwave the tortilla for about 15 seconds and place onto a square of foil.

8Add the tabouli, then the chickpeas, then the kofta, then the salsa, then the tzatziki.

9Roll up the tortilla and seal with the foil.