Kafta w Batata Recipe

Kafta w Batata is Lebanese meat loaf, cooked with potatoes and tomato sauce. Learn how to make/prepare Kafta w Batata by following this easy recipe.
Kafta w Batata Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 10.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 4
  • 500 g Lean Lamb (minced)
  • 1 cup Parsley (chopped)
  • 1 medium Onion (chopped)
  • 1 tbsp All-spice
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 tsp Mustard
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 2 big Potatoes (peeled and cut in medium, rounded slices)
  • 1 big Onion (sliced in medium rings)
  • 1 big Tomato (sliced in medium rings)
  • 1-2 cups Tomato Sauce
  • Vegetable Oil (for frying the potatoes)
  • 1 tsp Flour
  • Butter (for greasing)
How to make Kafta w Batata:
  • In a large mixing bowl, mix minced lamb, parsley, onion, all-spice, egg, mustard and salt together and let them sit for at least one hour in the refrigerator.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan and half-fry the potatoes.
  • Remove them and drain the oil on paper towel.
  • Remove the meat from the refrigerator and form patties out of it.
  • Place a non-stick pan on fire and slightly cook the patties and keep in a separate dish.
  • Mix the tomato sauce with flour.
  • Grease an oven dish with butter.
  • Place layers in this order: meat, potatoes, sliced onion, sliced tomato and finally the tomato sauce.
  • Bake for half an hour at 375°F, till the sauce is cooked along with the rest of the ingredients.
  • Serve hot.