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Hasan Pasha Kofte

For Today, I am sharing a recipe that is so popular in Turkey , and consider one of my family favourites! "Hasan Pasha Kofte" ( Hasan Paşa Köftesi) , a wonderful, comforting dish that also can be beautifully served in family gatherers.

hasab pasa kofte

Meatballs topped with the potato puree that look mouthwatering! , an impressive dish for sharing with friends :)

I chose to add some fresh basil leaves to the red tomato sauce, as I thought it would enhance the flavor even more ...

hasan pasha kofte

Will leave you now with full recipe,enjoy!

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Hasan Pasha Kofte

Ingredients :

for Kofte:

500g minced meat

1 onion chopped

1 egg

3 tablespoons bread crumbs

Salt,black pepper as desired

1 teaspoon Cumin powder.

For mashed Potatoes :

3 large potatoes,

1 Tablespoon soft butter

1/3 cup milk

Salt black pepper as desired.

For tomato sauce :

3 tomatoes peeled and cut into small pieces

1 Tablespoon tomato paste,

1 cup water,

Salt and white pepper as desired

2 Tablespoons olive oil

Some fresh basil leaves cut into small parts.

Directions :

- In a large bowl, mix the ground meat, onion, egg, bread crumbs, salt and cumin together with your hands. Shape like a small bowl to hold the mashed potatoes.

- line the patties on a greased baking pan and place inside your oven,turning on broiler only allow to cook for 5 minutes tell patties turn little dark in color. Remove from oven ad set aside.

- Peel the potatoes off and boil them, mashed with 1 Tbsp butter , 1/3 cup milk salt and black pepper , so it becomes soft that it can be piped through a pastry bag.

- Prepare tomato sauce, put the oil in a pot, add tomatoes and tomato paste, salt, pepper and water . Let it cook over low heat for 20 min turn heat off add basil leaves. Pour sauce slowly in the bottom of your baking pan that contains meat patties.

- Place the mashed potatoes in a piping bag and pipe them into the hollow of the cooked meat patties.

- Bake them again until the mashed potatoes get slightly crispy and brown on the top, and meat is fully cooked.

-Serve hot with some vegetables or white rice,,or maybe cooked bulgur.

Bon Appétit :)

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