Healthy Meal Prep
Kifta and Potatoes with Tahini Sauce Recipe

Kifta and Potatoes with Tahini Sauce


Seasoned lamb rolls are baked with potatoes and topped with a citrusy tahini sauce in this Middle Eastern kifta dish.


  • 1 pound ground lamb
  • ½ large onion, minced
  • ½ cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1 ¼ teaspoons salt
  • ¾ teaspoon ground allspice
  • ¾ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, or as needed
  • 5 potatoes, peeled and sliced into rounds
  • salt to taste
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed and peeled
  • 2 lemons, juiced
  • 1 ½ cups water
  • ½ cup tahini
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Combine lamb, onion, parsley, salt, allspice, and pepper in a large bowl. Roll meat into 2 1/2-inch long pieces and arrange in a baking pan.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes.
  4. While meat is cooking, heat vegetable oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Add potatoes; fry until lightly golden, about 5 minutes. Set aside on paper towels to drain excess oil. Sprinkle with salt.
  5. Remove lamb from the oven; drain and discard any fat from meat. Leave oven on.
  6. Combine garlic, lemon juice, water, tahini, salt, and pepper in a food processor until smooth. Set tahini sauce aside.
  7. Arrange potatoes on top of lamb in the baking dish and pour tahini sauce on top. Drizzle with olive oil. Return the baking pan to the oven.
  8. Bake in the preheated oven until lamb is no longer pink and an instant-read thermometer inserted into the center reads at least 150 degrees F (65 degrees C), about 30 minutes more.

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Nutritional Information

Kifta and Potatoes with Tahini Sauce

Servings Per Recipe: 4
Calories: 719.8
% Daily Value *
protein: 62 %
carbohydrates: 20 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 48 %
fat: 65 %
saturated fat: 51 %
cholesterol: 25 %
vitamin a iu: 14 %
niacin equivalents: 130 %
vitamin b6: 66 %
vitamin c: 180 %
folate: 26 %
calcium: 24 %
iron: 41 %
magnesium: 44 %
potassium: 47 %
sodium: 59 %
thiamin: 72 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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